Durango Friends of the Arts will hold a short business meeting followed by brief presentations by each of this year’s grant recipients from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave.
DFA awarded $40,000 in grants to 26 music- and art-related projects and organizations. DFA members work throughout the year on various fundraising projects to generate income for the grant programs the next year.
Award recipients include: iAM MUSIC Institute and iAM MUSIC Scholarship for Youth; BE FRANK Foundation; Durango Arts Center Creativity Festivity; DAC Holiday Production; DAC Scholarships for Visual & Performing Arts; The Durango Bluegrass Meltdown; The Durango Choral Society Children’s Chorale; The Durango Cowboy Poetry Gathering Poets in School; The Four Corners Chapter of the American Orff Schulwerk Association; Jeff Solon Live Music in the School House; Merely Players Theatre “Mama Mia”; Merely Players Theatre “The Humans,”; Music in the Mountains Family Concert; Music in the Mountains Goes to School Program; Rocky Mountains PBS; San Juan Symphony; Seed Studio; Southwest Civic Winds; Stillwater Music Party in the Park; Stillwater Music Youth Scholarships; Take the Lead; Thingamajig Theatre Co.; 3rd Ave Arts; and Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve & Education Center.
The event will include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. The meeting is open to the public.
For more information, contact Carol Treat at 375-7781 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Grant Applications for 2020 will be available Sept. 15 at Karyn Gabaldon Fine Arts, 680 Main Ave.