THE AGAWAM CULTURAL COUNCIL

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News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2018/FY-2019

The FY-2019 grant application period is now CLOSED.
Grant requests have been considered by the Council,
and all $13,850 in state grant monies have been awarded.
Grantees should have been notified by the end of December, 2018.
It's not too early to begin thinking about this year's grants!
Find specific details about the ACC's requirements by clicking on the
"Council Priorities" tab here, or by visiting our "Grants" page.

To view the recipients of our FY-2019 grants, please select the "Funding List" tab on our MCC page, here.
Click here to find general details about the MCC's Grants Program.
 
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Calling ARTISTS in all fields -- Looking for funding / exposure for your work?
For ArtSake, click here and follow the links to find ideas and opportunities for artists,
PLUS information on fellowships, apprenticeships, work spaces and more!
 
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OF INTEREST : Essays on "Living and Sustaining a Creative Life" written by working artists,
collected and edited by artist and educator, Sharon Louden.

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Our 15th Applause Series concludes with
David Neill's Imagery Circus & Windjammer Circus Band!
Return to the Summer of your childhood when the circus would come to town --
Friday, June 7th at 7PM at the Agawam Senior Center (lower level).
Admission is FREE and open to everyone!
SENIORS - Want to attend the concert but don't have a ride?
The Agawam Council on Aging has begun a limited pilot program to provide transportation to and from our events at the Senior Center. Click here for details.

<<< Click on the Applause Series link at left to see details of the entire season.

 


of FREE outdoor concerts is coming!
Click on the musical notes for
details of all the performers and events.
( KIDSFEST events, too! )

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ARTS AND CULTURE MAKE ECONOMIC SENSE!
There's an exciting new initiative across the state to prove it --
find details, and what it can mean to our community, here.

(Courtesy: NPR / WAMC )

 

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- MONTHLY MEETINGS -
Watch your Cultural Council in action!
The public is invited to attend -- and participate in -- any
monthly meeting* of the Agawam Cultural Council.

Click here for the 2018/2019 meeting schedule.
(* Public input is restricted only during November grant voting meetings.)

 

Cultural Council events are coming to your TV!
Watch Agawam Public Access Television
( cable Channel 15 )

for recorded versions of past Cultural Council events!

 

 

Together with the Massachusetts Cultural Council, our mission is to promote excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences, and to bring entertaining and enlightening events to our community.

 

This Month, The ACC RECOMMENDS:

Berkshire Bank and the Berkshire Internat'l Film Festival present
The 10th Annual Filmaker Award!

YOU Can Help Select The Next Great Filmmaker...
Cast your vote for your favorite short film
and you could win a $300 Amazon Gift Card!
The filmmaker with the most votes will win $2,500!
To watch and vote, visit the Berkshire International Film Festival
The winning filmmaker will be announced at the Festival.
Voting ends May 29, 2019.

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Check out the latest works by students in the Agawam Schools'
Visual Arts Program on display in the lobby of the Agawam Post Office
,
600 Suffield Street (Rt 75). Lobby hours: M - F  8:30 to 5 ; Sat. 9 - Noon
The exhibit is changed approximately every six months,
and showcases works in many different media.

Special thanks to Agawam postmaster, Dan Czepial, and Rocky's Hardware for their support!

 

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