THE AGAWAM CULTURAL COUNCIL

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so please refresh these pages often!
- this page last updated on 9/22/17 -
(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-2017/FY-2018
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.

HURRY! Now's the time to apply for a FY-2018 grant --
online applications are available only through October 16th, 2017!

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.
Or click here to find ideas and opportunities, creative space classifieds, working artist toolkits and more!

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Tickets are now available for our November 18th
"Plan Your Own Day" bus trip to New York City!

Click here for full details, plus links to helpful NYC info.
 

 

Our popular Applause Series continues its 14th season, accompanying the gently falling leaves of Autumn with the classic sounds of guitar virtuoso,
Scott Sanchez!

Performing the music of Bach, Brubeck, Beatles and Beyond, Scott joins us
at 7 Pm on Friday, October 6th, 2017
on the Agawam Senior Center stage.

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

 

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The Agawam Cultural Council supports the Agawam Public Library -
by providing Summer Reading prizes!

Local readers participating in the Public Library's Summer Reading Contest picked up tickets to the Majestic Theater, courtesy of the ACC.
See the MassLIVE article, here.

 

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 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.

 

This Month, The ACC RECOMMENDS:

 

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The Agawam Historical Association's Firehouse Museum, 35 Elm Street,
continues to feature a special exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Eastern States Exposition ( the Big 'E' ).
For more information, visit the Agawam Historical Association here,
or follow the "Agawam Historical Association" on Facebook.

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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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