Arts
6:26 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Kentucky Arts Council Awards $1.4M to Arts Organizations

The Kentucky Arts Council is awarding more than $1.4 million  to arts organizations across the Commonwealth, including support to Calloway, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Graves, McCracken, and Trigg counties. Here's a breakdown of where the award is being allocated in our region: 

The Kentucky Arts Partnership program provides nonprofit arts organizations with unrestricted operating support to ensure that year-round participation in the arts is available to the people of Kentucky.  Executive Director Lori Meadows says KAP organizations provide arts resources programming, and education. 

Calloway
Playhouse in the Park, $3,751
Murray Art Guild, $2,080

Christian
Pennyroyal Arts Council, $5,978

Crittenden
Fohs Hall Community Arts Foundation, $1,517

Daviess
Back Alley Musicals, $1,873
International Bluegrass Music Museum, $26,866
Owensboro Dance Theatre, $8,175
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art, $18,066
Owensboro Symphony Orchestra, $20,487
RiverPark Center, $49,933
Theatre Workshop of Owensboro, $9,146

Graves
Mayfield/Graves County Art Guild, $1,000

McCracken
The Carson Center, $50,813
Maiden Alley Cinema, $5,755
Market House Theatre, $15,190
Paducah Symphony Orchestra, $18,486
Yeiser Art Center, $3,247

Trigg
Janice Mason Art Museum, $2,151

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, creates opportunities for Kentuckians to value, participate in and benefit from the arts. Kentucky Arts Council funding is provided by the Kentucky General Assembly and the National Endowment for the Arts.