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News of the GRANT CYCLE for FY-2017
The FY-2017 Grant application period is now closed.
If you applied for a grant, and received notification that your grant
will be receiving funding from the ACC, please click here
to find out what to do next.
Printable reimbursement forms may be found here.

To view the recipients of our FY-2017 grants, please select the "Funding List" tab on our MCC page, here.

It's never to early to think about applying for a FY-2018 grant!
Online applications become available this September 1st.

Find specific details about the ACC's requirements by clicking on the
"Council Priorities" tab here, or by visiting our "Grants" page.

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.
Find ideas, past contacts and opportunities here.

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Our popular 2017 Applause Series concludes Friday, June 16th,
2017 with a special encore presentation by local historian David Cecchi:
Riverside Park -- 100 years as the Playground of the Connecticut Valley.

Click here for venue locations and maps,
plus details of the complete season.


Spring means the SUMMERFEST Outdoor Concerts are not far away!
Check out the full lineup -- plus links to all the great performers --
by clicking on our "SummerFest" page at left.

The new date for our Holiday "Plan Your Own Day" bus trip
to New York City has been set!

Click on our "Bus Trips" page for full details.

Our 3rd Annual BIG BAND DINNER DANCE was a rousing success!
Click here for pics of the band, and area folks having a great time!
Click here for the Republican article about the event.

(All -- copyrighted by, and found at:

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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.



A member of the Agawam Cultural Council is currently appearing onstage
in the hit musical, "La Cage Aux Folles", at the Majestic Theater in West Springfield.
The show runs through June 4th, and is quickly selling out every performance, so
look for details at their website,, or call (413) 747-7797.


Vote by May 31st for the next great filmmaker!
Check out a selection of short films by talented filmmakers, presented by the
Berkshire International Film Festival.
View the films, then vote for the winner by May 31st!

(Berkshire Bank, in collaboration with the Berkshire International Film Festival, has created
The Next Great Filmmaker Award to encourage and support the art of the short film.

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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!

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