THE AGAWAM CULTURAL COUNCIL

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(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 grant monies have been awarded.
Grantees will be 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 continues with
the "White-Eyed Lizard Band"
bringing some steel drum-fueled Caribbean heat to the
Agawam Senior Center, Friday, February 1st, at 7PM.

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.

 

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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:


(Click on the poster for larger image)

The Agawam Cinemas will present a special community showing of
"Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory", starring Gene Wilder,
on Saturday, January 26th at 5:00 pm.
The film runs 1 hour and 40 minutes, and will be accompanied by
a presentation covering Mr. Wilder's career.
SPECIAL PRICING: Kids under 10 - $1,  Adults - $2 for this one showing only!
Tickets are available at the Box Office (866 Suffield Street, near Geissler's),
or you can visit agawamcinemas.org and click on
"Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory".
You can also visit the Agawam Cinemas on Facebook.

This event is supported by a grant from the Agawam Cultural Council.
 

     And in February:

Applause Series favorites, Judy Handler and Mark Levesque
will be performing on Sunday, February 17, 4:00 p.m.,
at Grace Episcopal Church, 311 Broad Street in Windsor, CT.
Call 860-688-1232 or visit their website.
Admission: $15 to benefit the Grace Church Food Pantry.

Snow date: Sunday, February 24, 4:00 p.m.

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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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