The Northampton Arts Council is a city board and a non-profit organization whose goal is to support and promote the arts in Northampton. Originally created as a Local Arts Lottery Council, it began its work by administering a grants program in which proceeds from a state lottery are distributed to local artists, arts groups, and public schools.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Northampton Arts Council Announces Arts Lottery Grant Award Winners

Northampton Arts Council Announces
Arts Lottery Grant Award Winners

The Northampton Arts Council is pleased to announce the awarding of 23 grants totaling $11,600 in support of a variety of projects. The caliber of applications this round was outstanding, and we were unable to fund many worthy projects. The Arts Council received 47 requests for almost $59,955 of funding. These grants were awarded in the following categories: Dance, Film/Video, Literature, Mixed Media, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts from funds allotted by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.

DANCE
$400 to Empathy in Motion for An Intimate Dance Film Premiere, Workshop and Panel Discussion on 3/26/16.
$500 to Iroko Nuevo for Noche Cubana on 4/16/16/.

FILM/VIDEO
$1000 to JFK Middle School for Digital Storytelling from 1/6/16 to 5/30/16.
$250 to the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival from 3/31/16 to 4/10/16.

LITERATURE
$250 to Perugia Press for Perugia Press Celebrates on 11/12/16 and 11/15/16.

MIXED MEDIA
$750 to Tim Eriksen for Pumpkintown: Songs, Stories and Magic Lantern Projections on 1/30/16.
$600 to Rebecca Muller for DEBRIS FLOW from 3/11/16 to 4/3/16.
$400 to The Oxbow Gallery for Closing Conversations on 1/28/20016, 2/25/2016, 3/24/2016, 4/21/2016.
$1100 to Multi-Arts/The Valley Winds for Carmen, a Flamenco dance delight on 5/22/16.

MUSIC
$250 to Music In Deerfield for a new Concert Season from 2/7/16 to 5/7/16.
$250 to Da Camera Singers for World Beloved on 5/28/16.
$250 to Arcadia Players, Inc for All Mozart - Symphony 39 and Requiem on 3/12/16.
$250 to FredBrass for NCMC Presents FredBrass from 8/1/16 to 8/6/16.
$300 to Andrew D'Antonio for Recital of Contemporary Music for Flute & Piano on 4/18/16.

THEATER
$250 to Whole Children for West Side of the Bridge from 3/18/16 to 3/19/16.
$1000 to Northampton Playwrights Lab for PLAY BY PLAY FESTIVAL from 4/9/16 to 4/12/16; 4/16/16 to 4/19/16.
$250 to Starlight's Youth Theatre for Into the Woods on 5/16/16.
$250 to Valley Light Opera for Ruddigore from 11/12/16 to 11/20/16.

VISUAL ARTS
$500 to Susan Montgomery for Mary Bliss Parsons from 7/8/16 to 8/7/16.
$500 to A.P.E. Ltd. for The Art Salon on 3/18/16.
$350 to @igers413 (local Instagram social group) for Chasing Light: a photo exhibit from 5/13/16 to 6/8/16.
$450 to Fafnir Adamites for Rozz Tox Art Exhibit in May of 2016.

$1500 to Lighthouse Darkroom.


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