THE AGAWAM CULTURAL COUNCIL

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so please refresh these pages often!
- this page last updated on 11/14/18 -
(DON'T MISS this month's notable events at the bottom of the page!)

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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 will be considered by the Council during October and November,
and applicants will be notified by the end of December, 2018.
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-2018 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 scroll down to the "Artist News" links.
Or click here to find ideas and opportunities for artists, plus information on fellowships and more!

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Tickets are still available for our November 17th
"Plan Your Own Day" bus trip to New York City!

Click here for full details. Links to helpful NYC info, including NEW links covering
"The Radio City Holiday Show, Lower Manhattan, Chinatown & Little Italy"
can be found on our "Favorite Links" page!
(scroll down)

 

 


The 10th Friends of the Agawam Public Library Open Juried Art Show
is now on exhibit at the Agawam Public Library, 750 Cooper Street
(next to the Agawam High School).
Over seventy-five talented artists working in a range of media are represented by
more than 100 works on exhibit... DON'T MISS IT!

Click the painting above for hours, special events, and full details.

 

 


Our popular Applause Series continues with
The Twangbusters (pictured above), performing an evening of
Honkytonk Country, Boogie-woogie, Jump Blues and Rockabilly
at the Agawam Senior Center, Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 7PM.

Admission is FREE and open to everyone!
<<< Click on the Applause Series link at left to see details of the entire season.

 

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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 2017/2018 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:

The Friends of the Agawam Public Library present
their 10th Open Juried Art Show, now through November 30th, 2018.
Awards and honorable mentions in all categories will be presented at
a public Artists Reception on Friday, November 9th at 7:00 pm.
Visit the Friends' website, and scroll down for more details and contact info,
or read the Press Release here.
Come and support our talented local artists!

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Jeff Gavioli and his Bad News Jazz & Blues Orchestra,
who lit up the night at our Big Band Dinner Dances,
have a series of upcoming local performances through December, 2018.
Click here to see their schedule.

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Check out the latest Visual Arts Program works by Agawam students
on display in the lobby of the Agawam Post Office, 600 Suffield Street (Rt 75).
The exhibit is changed approximately every six months,
and showcases works in many different media.
Click here for lobby hours and map/ directions.

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

 

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