THE AGAWAM CULTURAL COUNCIL

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- this page last updated on 3/14/19 -
(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 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.
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 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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Our 15th Applause Series heats it up with "GOZA",
a Latin jazz quartet performing hits by Antonio Carlos Jobim,
Tito Puente and more -- from Spain, Brazil and Latin America!
Join us Friday, April 5th at 7PM, at the Agawam Senior Center.

Admission is FREE and open to everyone!
Doors open at 6:15.
Click the image above for details on the performers, or
<<< click on the Applause Series link at left to view the entire season.

 

                         

Tickets for our May 4th "Plan Your Own Day"
bus trip to New York City are now available!

 TAKE NOTE: There is a NEW DEPARTURE POINT 
<<< Click on "Bus Trips" at left, for details.
<<< Click on "Our Favorite Links" at left,   
and scroll down for helpful NYC links, 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:

Beginning March 3rd, Applause Series favorite Mark Levesque
will be performing in Windsor, Hartford and Berlin CT as part of the
CitySingers' Celtic Fire concerts.
       
<<< Click the image at left for dates and details.                   

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PHOTO EXHIBIT: "Stillness and Storm at the Edge - Photographs from
two weeks alone on Outer Cape Cod's Peaked Hill Dunes
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An exhibit of photographs by Jonathan A. Wright
March 2 - April 1, 2019 at Gateway City Arts' Small Works Gallery,
92 Race Street, Holyoke. (413) 650-2670
Admission is free. Find more information here.
Find contact info and directions here.

(Photos in the exhibition will be available for purchase at the close of the exhibit.)

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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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