Lackawanna County awards Arts & Culture Grants at Scranton Cultural Center on Jan. 14
From a press release:
The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department will hold its 2015 reception and grants ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in Shopland Hall on the fourth floor of the Scranton Cultural Center (420 N. Washington Ave., Scranton).
Organizations that receive annual support through Lackawanna County’s program stream funding will be recognized. The 2015 arts and culture community project grants’ recipients will also be announced.
Representatives from the Pocono Arts Council will be on hand to unveil their 2014-15 Lackawanna County Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts grantees. The awards will be made to individuals and organizations that offer various quality of life programs in the local community.
The event is open to the public. Those who would like to attend should contact the County’s Deputy Director of Arts & Culture, Maureen McGuigan, at 570-963-6590, ext. 102, or by e-mail at email@example.com to make a reservation.
The Lackawanna County Arts & Culture Department was created in 2005 to support the arts and culture in our community and to provide access to the arts for all residents. The department offers grants, free programming, workshops, and training for artists and arts organizations. The work of the department is supported through an arts, education, and culture tax, which generates approximately $1.3 million annually.