Congratulations to our members and friends at New Hope Arts on receiving a grant from PNC Arts Alive for their Outdoor Sculpture Project! Recipients were selected for bold thinking around increasing arts access and engagement. New Hope Arts Executive Director, Carol Cruickshanks, commented on the perfect match between the PNC Arts Alive mission and the essential needs of revitalizing the outdoor exhibition.
Congratulations to Bucks County Community College on celebrating their golden anniversary! Since its founding in 1964, Bucks has brought affordable higher education to residents of the county and beyond. It was launched as part of the burgeoning community college movement in the U.S. that sought to bring college within reach for all citizens.
One of our members, Sandy Askey-Admas has been featured in a new book, "Artists' Homes and Studios," a behind-the-scenes look of the art world touring the homes and studios of 86 international artists. You can find the book here on Amazon. If you make your purchase through Amazon Smile, you can designate the Arts & Cultural Council as your charity of choice at no additional cost.
Congratulations to ACCBC members La Fiocco on receiving a Project Stream grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts! La Fiocco is a non-profit professional early music organization that performs vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque and early Classical eras.
Dr. Lewis R. Baratz, Artictic Director is also hosting a new radio program, "The Well-Tempered Baroque" on WWFM The Classical Network, located on the campus of Mercer County Community College.
The Arts & Cultural Council has learned that plans for developing Oscar Hammerstein's farm into a theater and museum have been presented to Doylestown Township supervisors. We understand that this is a somewhat controversial issue for area residents and further information can be found here. Below is a recent article in the Daily Intelligencer published on Dec. 7th. Click the blue plus sign to read more.
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