Arts groups share grants

Durango Friends of the Arts announced its list of grantees for 2013. The groups will share $45,000 in funding.

Founded in 1991, DFA is a nonprofit all-volunteer organization that supports the arts. It give grants to performing and visual arts projects, and programs that will provide educational and cultural benefits, to individual artists and groups, and it encourages cultural diversity through projects that will benefit the greatest number of people.

The 2013 grantees:

Animas High School (digital equipment and training)

Durango Cowboy Gathering (Poets in Schools)

Durango Arts Center Library Exhibition Program

Durango Arts Center Theatre spring production, “Independence”

Durango Arts Center Theatre Devised Theatre after-school programs

Durango Arts Center after school arts scholarships

Durango Arts Center Creativity Festivity

Durango Arts Center Docent program

Durango Arts Center Theatre (new screen/projector)

Dumpster Beautification Project

Durango Choral Society Children’s Chorale music camp

Durango Performing Arts Company Children’s Fall Musical

Durango Performing Arts Company school outreach performances

Durango Performing Arts Company STA Mentor program

Durango Performing Arts Company Summer Camp

Durango Performing Arts Company production – “The Little Mermaid”

Fort Lewis College artist-in-residence program

Jeff Solon – Live Music in the School House

Merely Players’ Found Space Theatre

Music in the Mountains Goes to School

San Juan Symphony outreach in schools

Stillwater Foundation Summer Happenings Festival

Stillwater Foundation youth scholarship program

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