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Local arts get some state money

Brief by Central Staff

Arts – November 2000 – Colorado Central Magazine

The Colorado Council on the Arts has given 169 awards, with a total value of $1.28 million, to artists and art organizations in 49 communities around the state.

The money comes from an appropriation by the Colorado General Assembly and from federal funds dispersed by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Recipients were announced in September, and the money will be disbursed after Jan. 1. Those getting grants in this area include:

Alamosa Cultural Center and Museum, $2,000 for purchase and installation of Jocelyn Lillpop’s elk sculpture.

Salida Steam Plant, $4,800 for a summer workshop and production for young people aged 6-18, focusing on all aspects of musical theater.

Wet Mountain Valley Arts Council in Westcliffe, $7,000 for Jazz in the Sangres.

Frémont Center for the Arts in Cañon City, $2,000 for Arts in the Park exhibit.

Gunnison Council for the Arts, $14,700 to help cover artistic fees and production costs for performing arts.

Cultural Council of Park County, $2,100 for arts and music festival and South Park Community Chorale concerts.

Mettje Swift in Del Norte, $5,000 to complete a stone monument commemorating the Old Spanish Trail.