Cultural Council Awards 29 Grants Totaling Almost $20,000

The Framingham Cultural Council will hold an appreciate event for the 29 grant winners on May 7 at the Amazing Things Art Center.

awarded 29 grants totaling $19,172 out of the 40  grant applications requesting a total of $41,210.

Of these grants, 24 are for artistic projects and activities in Framingham and five provide subsidies for school-aged children to attend cultural field trips. The grants are for exhibits, festivals, short-term artist residencies, performances in schools, workshops, lectures and support for one capital project.

Framingham Cultural Council Co-Chair said, “We had so many great applicants this year and the cultural projects were outstanding.” The Framingham Cultural Council will hold an appreciation event on May 7 at the to recognize those who have received a grant.

The 2012 funded projects are:



The Upstairs Gallery Renovation Barbieri Elementary School Amazing Hero Art Lexington Orchestra at Memorial Hall Barbieri Elementary School Barbieri Beats Native American Perspectives Brophy Elementary School Techsplorations Brophy Elementary School Bay Colony Educators Carol J. Spack Nature Touch Tiles Public Art Installation Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Semifinals Framingham High School History of Education Framingham Civil War Encampment Summer Reading Adventure Hands on History, Inc. The American Revolution Creative Arts Council Jarrett Krosoczka School Visit Moving West Dance Theatre Bodies of Work The Nature Zone, A Family Activity Anything Goes Artist's Biography Bag Program Solstice Sackbuts Concert The Discovery Museum Especially for Me. The Heritage Chorale POPS Diamond Jubilee Theatre Arts
Yetti Frenkel Poetry of the River: Mosaic Mural     FIELD TRIP GRANTS


Harvard Museum of Natural History Museum of Science Charlotte Dunning Elementary School Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Fine Arts Harvard Museum of Natural Histor

This year, the Framingham Cultural Council reached out to businesses and corporations in Metrowest to augment the funds received from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. We greatly appreciate the contributions from Framingham Co-Operative Bank Charitable Foundation, Middlesex Savings Bank Charitable Foundation, and .


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