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- this page last updated on 6/25/16 -
(DON'T MISS this month's notable events at the bottom of the page!)


News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2017.
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 17th, 2016!

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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The 2016

( KIDSFEST events start July 13th. )
Come for the Music - the Food - the Raffle Prizes, and more!
Check out this year's exciting lineup of great performances
happening under the stars at School Street Park in Agawam.
<< Click the "SUMMERFEST" link at left, for map and event details,
along with links to SUMMERFEST performers' web pages.


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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 2016 meeting schedule.
(* 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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Rick Spencer, American folksong singer and historian who appeared recently during our Applause Series will be performing across Connecticut throughout June and July.
Catch up with him here.
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Applause Series favorites Judy Handler and Mark Levesque will be appearing
in Springfield at the Trinity United Methodist Church Sanctuary, 361 Sumner Avenue,
on Thursday, July 7th at 6 p.m.

They will be performing a few duets in a concert that also features a flutist, pianist and singer.
This concert is followed by a Carillon concert on the church lawn which includes a supper.
Free and open to the public (Donations are requested for the food).
Find more of Handler and Levesque's appearances here.
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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 handmade concession treats -- yum! )
We congratulate the AGAWAM CINEMAS on their return to the community!