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- this page last updated on 5/15/16 -
(DON'T MISS this month's notable events at the bottom of the page!)


News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY 2016.
Click here to find out what to expect if you received an ACC Grant.

It's never too early to think about applying for a grant from the ACC!
FY-2017 Grant applications are due October 15th, 2015!

Downloadable forms are available on our Grants page.
Click here to find out how to apply for a grant
from the Agawam Cultural Council.
( Teachers, School Admins, and PTOs -- please pay special attention! )

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 go directly to "Artist Opportunities Under the Microscope" here.
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*** ARTISTS! Entries are still being accepted (thru May 31st) for the ***
Friends of the Agawam Public Library's 2nd Open Juried 3D Art Show!
Furthur details, and a link to the Press Release, are at the bottom of this page.


Get ready to "move and groove" for a really good cause ...
Tickets to our June 3rd  Big Band Dinner Dance  at
the Crestview Country Club are going fast !!

FREE dance lessons during Happy Hour!
Click here for all the swingin' details.

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Watch your Cultural Council in action!
The public is invited to attend -- and participate in -- all
monthly meetings of the Agawam Cultural Council.*

Click here for the 2015 and 2016 meeting schedules!
(* Public input is restricted only during yearly 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.

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Visit the Agawam Post Office's Suffield Street branch
and discover a lobby exhibit of fine student artwork, K - 6,
presented by the Agawam Public Schools Visual Arts Program!

(600 Suffield Street / Rt. 75 in Agawam)
Exhibits will change roughly every six months.
Special thanks to Postmaster, Dan Czepial, Jr., and to Rocky's/Ace Hardware.
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"Movies are back, at the AGAWAM CINEMAS!!"  }
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Visit them here for showtimes, ticket prices and more.
Or you can call their info line at: (413) 285-7162,
sign up for their digital newsletter, or visit Agawam Cinemas on Facebook.
The two theaters have been lovingly restored for first-run films, and more.
( ...and don't miss the special and handmade concession treats -- yum! )
We congratulate the AGAWAM CINEMAS on their return to the community!

And coming in June:

- 3D Art Object Show -
The Friends of the Agawam Public Library's second Open Juried 3D Art Object Show will be on display from Wednesday, June 8th to Saturday, June 11th at the Agawam Public Library. The show will feature works of sculpture both traditional and contemporary, including items ranging from jewelry to baskets, with craft objects created out of glass, fabric, ceramics, metal or gourd, as well as 3D wall hangings.
( Entries are still being accepted, through May 31st. )
The show is free and open to the public
Support provided, in part, by the Agawam Cultural Council.