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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.
Grantees will be notified shortly.
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-2017 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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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 2016/2017 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.




Applause Series favorites Judy Handler and Mark Levesque will be appearing
in Bristol, CT at the Bristol Public Library, 5 High Street, on Thursday, December 14th at 1:00 p.m. as part of the library's "Coffeehouse Concerts" series.
The concert will feature classical guitar & mandolin, with enchanting instrumental renditions of traditional and contemporary holiday music from around the world.
Register in person, or call (860) 584-7787 (ext. 2023), or visit the Bristol Library website... Admission is free.

- Snow Date: Tuesday, December 19, 1:00 -

And on Saturday 12/16 and Sunday 12/17, Mark will be performing in two
"Circle of Joy!" concerts with the CitySingers of Hartford -- 4:00 PM both days at the First Church Of Christ, 12 South Main Street, West Hartford Center.
( a voluntary offering is requested )
Call them at 860-233-9605, or visit the CitySingers website, here.

Find more of Handler and Levesque's appearances at their website.

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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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