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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-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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Perhaps now, more than ever, we need a Susan B. Anthony!
Our popular Applause Series continues as we welcome back the talented Sally Matson, this time portraying the influential Suffragist leader and activist, Susan B. Anthony -- Friday, May 5th, 7 PM
at the Agawam Public Library.

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



Tickets for our May 6th "Plan Your Own Day"
bus trip to New York City are still available!

<<< Click on "Bus Trips", at left, for details and "seats remaining" updates!
<< Click "Our Favorite Links" and scroll down for helpful NYC info links!


Watch for details of the Cultural Council's
-  2017 Big Band Dinner Dance  -

to be held at Crestview Country Club, May 19th!

Get ready to polish up your dancing shoes!


A new ACC FILM FESTIVAL is in the works!
Previous festivals were quite popular, and we thought it was time for a new one. Titled, "A Celebration of Film", we are in the planning stages with the beautifully restored Agawam Cinemas to host.
Use our Contact Us page to suggest films you'd like to see!


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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 May, and is quickly selling out every performance, so
look for details at their website,, or call (413) 747-7797.


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!

     - And in MAY:

Members of the New American Mandolin Ensemble,
and Applause Series favorites, Judy Handler and Mark Levesque
will be performing at 2:00 PM on Sunday, May 7, at the East Granby
Congregational Church, 9 Rainbow Road, East Granby, CT.

Find directions and more information on the church's website, here.

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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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