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News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2017/FY-2018
The FY 2018 Grant Application period is now closed.
Grant requests have been considered, and funding determined.
But it's not too early to think about the next grant cycle in October.
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, creative space classifieds, working artist toolkits and more!

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and that includes the Agawam High School on February 27th when
Shakespeare & Co. brings their touring production of William Shakespeare's
A Midsummer Night's Dream to Agawam!
Admission is free, and the public is invited to attend this performance,
but seating is limited and reservations are required.
Please click here for more information and reservation details.

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     Everyone can be Irish ... for a night!    
Our 14th Applause Series celebrates St. Patty's Day with an appearance by the popular Irish folk group, Banish Misfortune, on Friday, March 2, 2018 -- 7:00 pm at the Agawam Senior Center.

Click here to find maps and directions, or to view the entire season.

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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 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.



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The Friends of the Agawam Public Library's 8th Annual Juried Photography Show
is on view now through February 23rd at the Agawam Public Library,
750 Cooper Street, Agawam.
The public is invited to attend a special Reception and Awards Ceremony scheduled for Friday, February 16th at 7 PM.
Click here for more details.

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Look for the Springfield Museums' Museums a la Carte series
of lectures and presentations --
from Society to Science to Sculpture, there's something for everyone!

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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.
Lobby hours: M - F  8:30 to 5 ; Sat. 9 - Noon

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


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