Several organizations in Ossining and Peekskill were among the recipients to receive grants from ArtsWestchester.
The ArtsWestchester’s Board of Trustee’s recently announced the awards of more than $41,000 in Arts Alive grants to 35 local arts organizations, artists and projects.
“These programs make the arts easily accessible to hundreds of people, by bringing neighbors together for a common experience,” said ArtsWestchester CEO Janet Langsam. “The grants truly help foster a sense of community.”
In Ossining, the grantees included Collegium Westchester’s 2013 concerts, Ossining Public Library’s Keeping Native American Art and Culture Alive and Westchester Collaborative Theater’s 2013 staged reading and performance series.
In Peekskill, awards were given to Antonia Arts’ Seniors on the Move and Journey to Oz, Cross Cultural Connection’s Pro Am ensemble, Andrea Elam’s program, Contact! Improvisation through Dance and Music, Peekskill Arts Alliance’s Open Studios and Lana U’s Peekskill What Matters mural.
Also in Peekskill, artist Barbara Galazzo in partnership with Peekskill High School, received an Arts Partners Challenge Grant to create a permanent mosaic installation while exploring the art of Antonio Gaudi and Spanish culture.