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Schoarship Winner Ramsay Pope on his experiences winning a scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation

Recently. we asked our past scholarship winners what they had gained and learned when they attended the summer program they got their scholarships for. 2011 Scholarship Winner Ramsay Pope went all the way to London, and was happy to share his experiences with us. My name is Ramsay Pope and the Anthony Quinn Foundation helped […]

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2013 Scholarship Winner Caroline Scott shares her experiences at Northwestern University

We reached out to our past scholarship winners and asked them a few questions about how things went for them at their summer programs and how their programs helped them further their artistic abilities. The first of those winners, Caroline Scott who attended the National High School Institute at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL shares […]

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The Art of Anthony Quinn at the Cape Cod Museum of Art

June 13 – August 25 The Art of Anthony Quinn Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA 02638 This exhibition at the Cape Cod Museum of Art showcases a small slice of Anthony Quinn’s enormous body of work, featuring over 80 pieces of his artwork — including drawings, paintings and sculptures. Many of the painted […]

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Anthony Quinn Foundation awarded grant from Rhode Island Council for the Humanities to catalogue art collection for research and education purposes

March 26, 2013 – Artist and actor Anthony Quinn (1915-2001) spent almost a decade living and working in Bristol, Rhode Island, where the preponderance of his work and collection still resides. The collection consists of thousands of Mr. Quinn’s own sketches, paintings and sculptures as well as hundreds of works of art he acquired in […]

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Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa

2011 Scholarship Recipient Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa

Our newest recipient to be featured on our newly updated YouTube channel is Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa. Tsukumo, a senior at Bergen County Academies, is a talented oboist. She used her scholarship from the Anthony Quinn Foundation to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Oboe Workshop last summer. Although very busy, Tsukumo took the time to send us this video of her performing […]

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Megan Lee

2011 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT Megan Lee

Megan Lee, currently in the 11th grade in Huson High School in Huson, OH, is our next 2011 scholarship recipient featured on our YouTube channel. Megan, a talented pianist, used her scholarship to attend the Pre-College Division of the Cleveland Institute of Music: Summer Sonata Program. This video features Megan’s complete performance of “Gargoyles Op. 29 – […]

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Evan Kinnane

2011 Scholarship Recipient Evan Kinnane

Evan Kinnane, now an 11th grader from Tiverton, RI, is our newest 2011 scholarship recipient to be featured on the blog. Evan is well established in singing, dancing, and acting. He attended the Boston Conservatory Music Theater Dance Intensive this past summer in part with help from the scholarship he received from the foundation. Evan took the time […]

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2011 Scholarship Recipient Gregory LaRosa

One of the many 2011 scholarship recipients, Gregory LaRosa, has been featured on our newly updated YouTube channel. Gregory, a versatile percussionist from Dowingtown, PA, is currently a senior at Dowingtown West High School. Using his Anthony Quinn Foundation scholarship award he attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra in the summer of 2012. In this video, […]

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Erica Ogihara

2011 Scholarship Recipient Erica Ogihara performs Tocatta by Frescobaldi

2011 Scholarship Recipient Erica Ogihara is the first of many scholarship recipients to be featured on our newly updated YouTube channel. Erica is a cellist, hailing from Pinecrest, FL, where she is currently a sophomore at Coral Reef High School. During the summer of 2012, she attended the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra […]

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2012 Scholarship Applications Are Now Open

The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to announce the 2012 Scholarship Program application period is now open. The Scholarship Program aims to perpetuate Anthony Quinn’s vision for an art conscious society by giving young artists the chance to further their growth in their specific field. To apply today, click here to go to the application […]

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Duende: The Art of Anthony Quinn at the Narrows Center for the Arts

The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to announce Duende: The Art of Anthony Quinn presented by Arbella Insurance. Duende is a term frequently used in the Spanish arts that Frederico García Lorca refers to as, “a momentary burst of inspiration, the blush of all that is truly alive, all that the performer is creating in a […]

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Inaugural Chicago Event Pictures Are Up!

The pictures from our Inaugural Chicago Event are up. Click here to see them! A big thank you to all those who attended. For larger images or permission to reprint, contact Katherine Quinn at katherine@anthonyquinn.com.  

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Zorba the Greek on Blu-Ray

Zorba the Greek Now on Blu-Ray

Today marks the release of the Anthony Quinn classic “Zorba the Greek” on Blu-Ray disc. With Quinn’s exuberant performance as the title character, and the unforgettable score by composer Mikis Theodorakis, Zorba is a must for any movie buff and Anthony Quinn fan. Make sure to get your copy today!

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Gregory LaRosa and Brandon Hou

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Gregory and Brandon

Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about our final two recipients, Gregory LaRosa and Brandon Hou. Gregory LaRosaBrandon Hou We hope you have enjoyed getting to know our 11 deserving scholarship recipients. We would like to extend our congratulations again to all of them, and wish them the best for what we […]

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Brandon Hou

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Brandon Hou

The last, but certainly not least, student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Brandon Hou, a violinist and pianist from Norcross, GA who is currently in the 11th grade at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Franklin Pond Chamber Music program this […]

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Gregory LaRosa

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Gregory LaRosa

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Gregory LaRosa, a percussionist from Dowingtown, PA who is currently in the 11th grade at Dowingtown West High School. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra and Percussion Workshop this summer. Please join […]

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Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Anna and Emilie

Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Emilie Sommers and Anna Sherman, and stay tuned in the next couple weeks for posts on our final two recipients! Anna Sherman Emilie Sommers

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Anna Sherman

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Anna Sherman

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Anna Sherman, a painter and illustrator from Wakefield, RI who is currently in the 11th grade at South Kingstown High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Young Artists Program, […]

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Emilie Sommers

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Emilie Sommers

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Emilie Sommers, a photographer and printmaker from Albuquerque, NM who is currently in the 11th grade at Albuquerque Academy. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Sam Fox School of Art & Design at Washington University in St. […]

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Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Evan, Amber, Wickliffe, and Jordan

Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Evan Kinnane, Amber Romano, Wickliffe Simmons, and Jordan Towle, and stay tuned in the next week for posts on our final four recipients! Evan Kinnane Amber Romano Wickliffe Simmons Jordan Towle

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Jordan Towle

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Jordan Towle

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Jordan Towle, a painter and illustrator from Wakefield, RI who is currently in the 11th grade at South Kingstown High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Rhode Island School of Design, Continuing Education, Introduction to Figure […]

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Wick Simmons

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Wickliffe Simmons

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Wickliffe Simmons, a cellist from Atlanta, GA who is currently in the 11th grade at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School. He will be using his scholarship to attend Meadowmount School of Music of Society for Strings, Inc. this summer. Please join […]

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Amber Romano

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Amber Romano

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Amber Romano, a classical ballet dancer from Johnston, RI who is currently home schooled and in the 12th grade. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Brookline Ballet School Youth Ballet Program, Level 7 this summer. Please join us […]

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Evan Kinnane

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Evan Kinanne

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Evan Kinnane, a musical theater triple threat (singer, actor, dancer) from Tiverton, RI who is currently home schooled and in the 10th grade. He will be using his scholarship to attend the Boston Conservatory Music Theater Dance Intensive this summer. Please […]

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Gene Siskel Film Center to Pay Tribute to Anthony Quinn

From May 4 through May 21, Chicago’s Gene Siskel Film Center will present “The Mighty Quinn: A Tribute to Anthony Quinn,” a six-film series. Click the link above for more information and tickets.

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Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Megan, Tsukumo, and Erica

Visit our blog or click the links below to learn more about Megan Lee, Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa, and Erica Ogihara and stay tuned this week for posts on the other recipients! Megan Lee Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa Erica Ogihara

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Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Tsukumo (Tina) Niwa, an oboist who hails from Fort Lee, NJ and is currently in the 11th grade at Bergen County Academies. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Oboe Workshop this summer. Please join […]

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Erica Ogihara

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Erica Ogihara

The next talented student in our blog series on our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients is Erica Ogihara, a cellist from Pinecrest, FL who is currently in the 9th grade at Coral Reef High School. She will be using her scholarship to attend the Boston University Tanglewood Institute: Young Artists Orchestra this summer. Please join us in […]

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Megan Lee

Meet the 2011 Scholarship Recipients: Megan Lee

We recently announced our 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients and now we’re excited to help you get to know this talented group of students a little better. The first of these is Megan Lee, a pianist from Hudson, OH who is in the 9th grade at Huson High School. She will be using her […]

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Katherine and Anthony Quinn

Kathy Quinn Featured in Today’s Chicago Woman Magazine

Kathy Quinn is featured in a great article in Today’s Chicago Woman in preparation for the upcoming Foundation fundraiser in Chicago and concurrent Gene Siskel Film Center Anthony Quinn retrospective. Click here to read the full article. For a PDF version of the article, click here.

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Announcing the Inaugural Chicago Event

We hope you will join us on May 3rd and 4th for what promises to be a spectacular event, as we introduce the Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Program to Chicago. For full event details, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.

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Erica Ogihara

Announcing the 2011 Anthony Quinn Foundation Scholarship Recipients

The Anthony Quinn Foundation is proud to present our 2011 Scholarship Recipients. Click here to learn about these talented students.

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Anthony Quinn Foundation Supports National School Choice Week

The Anthony Quinn Foundation lent its support to National School Choice Week, which took place January 22-28, 2012. National School Choice Week was dedicated to raising awareness of the School Choice programs in the United States, and encouraging more state governments to embrace this opportunity to allow parents to choose the school that best fits their children’s […]

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In Support of School Choice

“All children in America should be able to access the best schools possible. We have a moral and societal obligation to give our children the opportunity to succeed in school, at work, and in life. We cannot meet that obligation unless parents are empowered to select the best schools of their children.” – Dr. Bill […]

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Anthony Quinn encourages daughter Antonia while wife Kathy looks on, holding son Ryan.

In Their Own Words: Ryan and Antonia Quinn Reflect on Their Father’s Works

Most people know Anthony Quinn the Actor, who commanded the screen in “Zorba the Greek,” “Lawrence of Arabia,” “Viva Zapata!,” “Lust for Life,” and “La Strada,” just to name a few. He has over 160 performance titles to his name, not to mention numerous awards and a star on the Walk of Fame. Who many […]

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Anthony Quinn and Dr. Bill Cosby

“Become Whatever You Want To Become” — An interview with Dr. Bill Cosby

This past August, the Anthony Quinn Foundation hosted Drs. Bill and Camille Cosby at a special Evening with the Stars fundraiser for the Foundation’s scholarship program. Dr. Bill Cosby became a lifelong friend of Anthony Quinn’s after they met in the 1960s and bonded over their shared love of football. Prior to the fundraiser, we […]

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Katherine Quinn Hosts 2011 NEFIAC Reception

For the second year in a row, Katherine Quinn and the Anthony Quinn Foundation hosted guests and sponsors of the New England Festival of Ibero-American Cinema (NEFIAC 2011) at the Quinn residence in Bristol, RI. Guests were provided the opportunity to learn about and rediscover the life and extraordinary art of Anthony Quinn. Katherine Quinn […]

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The Business of Creativty, The Bay Magazine, September 2011

Anthony Quinn Foundation Profiled in The Bay Magazine

The Bay magazine featured the Anthony Quinn Foundation in their September, 2011 issue. The article offers insights on the creative world of Anthony Quinn, the origins of the Foundation, and Katherine Quinn’s goals for it moving forward. To read the article, please click here.

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Evening with the Stars with Dr. Bill Cosby: Ramsay Pope, Katherine Quinn, Dr. Bill Cosby

Evening with the Stars with Dr. Bill Cosby Featured in Boston Globe

Dr. Bill Cosby’s August 13th visit to the Anthony Quinn Foundation’s Evening with the Stars fundraising reception was featured in the August 27, 2011 edition of the Boston Globe. Dr. Cosby’s appearance helped raise over $15,000 for the Anthony Quinn Scholarship Program. To view the article, please click here.

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An Evening with the Stars with Dr, Bill Cosby

An Evening with the Stars

The Anthony Quinn Foundation welcomed Bill & Camille Cosby to Bristol, Rhode Island. Few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of Dr. William H. Cosby, Jr. His successes span five decades and virtually all media. Dr. Cosby and Anthony Quinn were lifelong friends and strong supporters of the arts. This exclusive reception with the Cosbys […]

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Mayor Angel Taveras, Melvin Matos, and Katherine Quinn

Foundation Scholarship Recipients Receive Citations from Mayor

Two of the Foundation’s 2011 scholarship recipients who reside in Providence, RI received citations from Mayor Angel Taveras at a reception at City Hall. The citations recognize their effort and dedication to the study of art. Click here for all images.

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Katherine Quinn poses with one of Anthony Quinn's sculptures

Quinn’s Legacy In Arts Lives On

Anthony Quinn Foundation works to preserve the late actor’s vision for an art-conscious society — and helps young artists realize their dreams through scholarships. You may view the entire press release HERE in PDF format.

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Anthony Quinn Foundation Announces First Scholarship Awards at Rhode Island State House Ceremony

Anthony Quinn Foundation Announces First Scholarship Awards at Rhode Island State House Ceremony

The Foundation received nominations from teachers and advisors of students from both North and South America and awarded six scholarships based on artistic merit that ranged from $1,000-$3,000 per high school student. Guests included Foundation leadership and many educators and politicians who support arts education including the following: Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts, […]

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Anthony Quinn's "Jubilation" at Bannister Gallery

Anthony Quinn: A Modernist Vision, A Focus Exhibition Opens at Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College

The representational motifs central to Quinn’s creative verb without question have a pathos with the modernist traditions of the 20th century. The exhibition has culled together a number of significant two and three dimensional pieces that have not been widely viewed by the public. These seamlessly assembled works will also serve as an opportunity for […]

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Katherine Quinn attends fundraiser in Abu Dhabi

Katherine Quinn attends fundraiser in Abu Dhabi

Katherine Quinn attends fundraiser in Abu Dhabi, UAE to benefit the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, hosted by H.E. Mrs. Hoda Al Khamis Kanoo, founder of ADMAF.

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Hommage à Anthony Quinn/A Tribute to Anthony Quinn

Hommage à Anthony Quinn/A Tribute to Anthony Quinn

A major Tribute took place at the Grand Lyon Film Festival in Lyon, France from October 5-10. Curated by Thierry Frémaux, Director of Cannes Film Festival & Institut Lumiere. The Tribute included a screening of the restored film Zorba the Greek. In attendance was Katherine Quinn, President of Anthony Quinn Foundation, Benjamin Bergenholtz, Executive Director […]

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Exhibition of Rare Sam Shaw Photographs of Anthony Quinn

Exhibition of Rare Sam Shaw Photographs of Anthony Quinn

Institut Lumiere payed tribute to creative force Anthony Quinn (1915-2001) through the construction of a special exhibition space to showcase photographs of the actor on set in Crete while filming Zorba the Greek in 1964. The photographs were taken by Sam Shaw (1912-1999) who shot the biggest stars in Hollywood (Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Elizabeth […]

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Anthony Quinn Foundation sculpture unveiled at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat

Anthony Quinn Foundation sculpture unveiled at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat

LYON, France – A sculpture by the late actor Anthony Quinn has been unveiled at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat headquarters in Lyon. The bronze work of art, entitled ‘Mercedes Woman’ and created by the Mexican-American actor in 1991, has been lent to the world police body by the Anthony Quinn Foundation. Paying tribute to Anthony Quinn […]

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Anthony Quinn Sculptures Exhibited in Chicago

Anthony Quinn Sculptures Exhibited in Chicago

Sponsored by The Lynd Company, two large bronze sculptures by Anthony Quinn were exhibited during the grand opening of EnV Luxury Apartments in Chicago on the 28th floor rooftop. The city’s most anticipated and first LEED certified developments situated in the heart of River North. The Grand Opening party took place on the rooftop with […]

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Anthony Quinn Foundation Announces Launch of Scholarship Program

Anthony Quinn Foundation Announces Launch of Scholarship Program

Invites teachers, advisors, and instructors to nominate students that demonstrate exceptional talent and dedication in the fields of visual arts & design, performing arts, media arts, and literary arts. The much anticipated Scholarship Program has been developed to financially assist individual young adults in grades 9-12 who wish to attend after school and summer arts […]

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Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA)

Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA) hosts reception and dinner with Anthony Quinn Foundation

The reception took place at the private Quinn residence with a sit down dinner for 60 of ABANA’s members and friends to learn about Anthony Quinn Foundation’s Scholarship Program, mission, and goals. ABANA is a not-for-profit professional association with members from the financial services industry in the Arab world and North America. Through its programs, […]

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Rebels: Marlon Brando & Anthony Quinn

Rebels: Marlon Brando & Anthony Quinn

A photography exhibition opens at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, Turin, Italy. Watch Video

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The Duende of Anthony Quinn

The Duende of Anthony Quinn

Pell Center for International Relations & Public Policy Salve Regina University Read More

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Art Under the Stars

Art Under the Stars

Come Join us for a totally new experience. For more information email info@anthonyquinnfoundation.org or call 401-253-1817. View the Invitation

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Salma Hayek accepts the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence

Salma Hayek accepts the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence in Los Angeles

Actress Salma Hayek accepted the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence from actor Antonio Banderas during the 2009 NCLR Alma Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) gives out the ALMA awards to honor outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film and music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LPxVR3wohdI

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Salma Hayek accepts the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence

Salma Hayek accepts the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence

Actress Salma Hayek accepted the Anthony Quinn Award for Industry Excellence from actor Antonio Banderas during the 2009 NCLR Alma Awards at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles. The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) gives out the ALMA awards to honor outstanding Latino artistic achievement in television, film and music. Watch Video

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Art Under The Stars

Leadership from Anthony Quinn Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation based in Rhode Island, announced Art Under the Stars, a benefit to launch the organization’s Scholarship Program. The event will take place on the evening of September 26th 2009 at the private Estate of Anthony Quinn, internationally acclaimed Academy Award winner, artist, collector, creative spirit, and […]

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VIP Dinner

VIP Dinner

An intimate evening of fine dining and sophisticated spirits in the converted barn/studio of Anthony Quinn. For more information email info@anthonyquinnfoundation.org or call 401-253-1817. View the Invitation

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An Afternoon of Art & Music at the Quinn Residence

Performance by the Gypsie Kings from the South of France.

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Roger Williams University, Anthony Quinn Foundation Announce Partnership Aimed at Preserving Quinn Legacy

Officials from Roger Williams University and Anthony Quinn Foundation announced today details on a new partnership between the two institutions that will take steps to preserve the legacy and works of the late Anthony Quinn, renowned actor, artist, collector and creative spirit. You may view the entire press release HERE in PDF format.

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