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

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at School Street Park, concludes THIS WEDNESDAY
with KIX Country night!
(...come early for a good view...)
Great Food - Great Music - Great Fun for the whole family!
Check out the details, including links to all the performers,
plus maps and directions, by clicking on our "SummerFest" page at left.

The cool nights of Fall may be on the way, but
the first event of our 14th Applause Series keeps the heat on with
Jose Gonzalez and The Criollo Clasico Trio.
Experience the excitement, color and passionate energy of authentic
Latin, Spanish, and World Music -- Friday, September 8th, 2017
on the Agawam Senior Center stage!

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


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

(Tickets will become available September 15th.)
Click here for full details, plus links to helpful NYC info.

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.




Applause Series favorites Handler and Levesque,
along with flutist Leo Snow, will be performing at the
Asylum Hill Congregational Church in Hartford on August 26th at 7:30 PM.
Click here for details of both performances, plus information on other area appearances in August!

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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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