As Berkshire Museum seeks restoration of grant, other area groups in good standing
As the Massachusetts Cultural Council prepares to decide whether to restore funding to the Berkshire Museum, these area groups remain in good standing. In all, 22 other Berkshire County organizations received the following amounts in the fiscal year that runs through June.
The county's Cultural Investment Portfolio awards totaled $415,100. In all, $4,270,000 in such grants were disbursed statewide.
Aston Magna Foundation for Music & HUM, Great Barrington: $3,800
Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield: $29,600
Berkshire Choral International, Sheffield: $16,400
Berkshire Historical Society, Pittsfield: $3,800
Berkshire Music School, Pittsfield: $6,100
Berkshire Theatre Group, Stockbridge: $28,100
Center for EcoTechnology Inc., Pittsfield: $43,500
Chesterwood Museum and Estate, Stockbridge: $7,300
(Sterling & Francine) Clark Art Institute, Williamstown: $56,500
Close Encounters with Music Inc., Great Barrington: $3,800
Community Access to the Arts Inc., Great Barrington: $7,200
Flying Cloud Institute Inc., Great Barrington: $4,700
Hancock Shaker Village Inc., Pittsfield: $16,800
Images Cinema, Williamstown: $4,600
IS183 Art School, West Stockbridge: $7,500
Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Inc., Becket: $39,100
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Inc., Great Barrington: $18,200
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams: $55,600
Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge: $34,600
Orion Society, Great Barrington: $12,300
Shakespeare & Company Inc., Lenox: $33,200
Triple Shadow Inc., Otis: $3,800
Williams College Museum of Art: Williamstown, $11,300
Williamstown Theatre Festival: Williamstown, $30,000
In a different Gateway grant program, WAM Theatre Inc. of Lee and Edith Wharton Restoration Inc. of Lenox each received $3,000.
And in a project round of funding, Berkshire Playwrights Inc. of Great Barrington, Berkshire Pulse Inc. of Great Barrington and the Cantilena Chamber Choir of Lenox each received $2,500.
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