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(DON'T MISS this month's notable events at the bottom of the page!)

Curious about who we are and what we do?
Check out this article on MassLive by Christine White! (Special to The Republican)


News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2020

The FY-2020 Grant application period is now closed.
If you applied for a grant, and received notification that your grant
will be receiving funding from the ACC, Congratulations!
Please click here to find out what to do next.
Printable reimbursement forms may be found here.

To view the recipients of our FY-2020 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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             ( All events are held at the Agawam Senior Center )
      Men like George Washington were not the only
      founders of our country ...

Our popular APPLAUSE SERIES continues with The Women of '76 "!

Talented actress, Rita Parisi brings three amazing Revolutionary women to life on the stage of the Agawam Senior Center, Friday, March 6th, at 7 PM.
Click the "Applause Series" logo above, for location details and information on the entire season!
Click on the image at right for more information on this
particular event and performer.     >>>

   ( Seniors, can't get to our events?
    Look for details of the COA's new
    Transportation Services!

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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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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 2019 / 2020 meeting schedule.
(* Public input is restricted only during November grant voting meetings.)


Cultural Council events are coming to your TV!
Watch Agawam Media Television
( cable Channel 15 - scroll down for contact info )
for recorded versions of Cultural Council and Town 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:

THIS SUNDAY, March 1st, 4:00 pm --
Applause Series favorite Mark Levesque

(of Handler and Levesque) will be performing in Granby, CT
with the CitySingers of Hartford as part of their Celtic Fire series!
A band of accomplished musicians on Irish harp, wooden flute, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, concertina, bodhran, double bass, pipe
organ and Highland pipes will support and enhance the singers.
                         South Congregational Church, 242 Salmon Brook Rd. (Rte 202)
                     <<<   Click the image at left for time and location details.             
              Sunday, March 8, 6-8 p.m. -- Mark, with Judy Handler, will be performing
              their "Acoustic Blend" concert of Celtic music, songs and dances as part of
              the 2020 Piedmont Coffee House Concert Series at Piedmont Hall,
              604 Main Street, Somers CT ... call (860) 763-1833 for information.

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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 by students in grades K-6.

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


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