$93k in Arts Grants Distributed to 39 Projects
$24k to Clinton County
$40k to Essex County
$13k to Franklin
$17k to Hamilton
More detail on the 39 projects can be found here
Pendragon Wins $500k REDC Grant for Construction
The theater is moving and this is intended to help with renovations.
Star Trek Set Tour Wins $108k for Promotion
The Ticonderoga based Star Trek Original Series Set Tour will hold a series of 2018 weekend events. The funds are for promotion.
See page 75 of the 2017 REDC Awards Booklet here
Star Trek Studio in Ticonderoga Gets a $300k Grant
The private grant will allow the Star Trek studio to buy the building it is in and become a permanent attraction in Ticonderoga.
$50k Grant Will Help Plan for Native Art Fair in 2018
The Native American Art Fair will celebrate, promote and advance carers of Mohawk and Abenaki artists. The fair will be held in 2018.
BluSeed Studios to Add Art Educator Program
The Saranac Lake venue will start a professional arts educator program using the $55k NC REDC grant.
Saranac Lake to Create Arts Master Plan
The $50k grant will support creating an arts master plan with the goal of increasing economic benefits of the arts in the whole region.
Trekonderoga Wins $26k for Promotion
The funds are to boost attendance at the special 2017 Star Trek fan gathering. It will host a original series set tour of a CBS licensed set replica.
ANCA Releases Art Trail Map
Funded in 2014, the ANCA Art Trail project has released the map.
You can review the map here
4 Groups Win Arts/Cultural Programming Funds
Two Groups Win Theater Feasibility Funding
Seagle Colony in Schroon Lake and Pendragon Theater in Saranac Lake both won grants to conduct feasibility studies for new, replacement, theaters. Pendragon also won funding for marketing.
NY Times Discovers Star Trek Studio in Ticonderoga
Star Trek (in Ti) and Elvis Tributes (annually, in Lake George) add income to a region of the Park.
Read the news story here
Art & Cultural Leaders Meet in Lake Placid
Members representing art and cultural organizations from around the Adirondacks met in Lake Placid to discuss possibilities of collaboration and promotion of the arts in the North Country. The meeting was a result of previous gatherings of the Common Ground Alliance and Adk Action that focused on the sustainable growth of the region and noticed the increasing attendance of art representatives.
Read the news story here
ANCA Art Trail Project Wins $60k REDC Grant
The will fund phase 2 of this project to grow, build and market the art trail.
See page 71 of the 2014 REDC Awards Booklet
Pendragon Wins $15k Grant for Feasibility Study
The REDC grant will assess the needs and options for a theater an community arts center in Saranac Lake.
See page 70 of the 2014 REDC Awards Booklet
UJAC Wins REDC Grant
The Upper Jay Art Center has won a $50k grant to hire a full time artistic director.
See page 66 of the 2014 REDC Awards Booklet
Adk Shakespeare Co Win $37k REDC Grant
ADK Center for Writing Begins Residency program
The program has received an endowment to operate one week a year in the fall.
Read about the new program here
Report Shows Development Impact of Non-Profits
The report, produced by the Adirondack Non-Profit Network, highlights the broad scope and substantial economic impact of the region's non-profits.
You can find the report here
Seagle Music Colony Gets $118k Grant for Improvements
This 98yo professional voice training school will see $100k for buildings and $18 for marketing
Read a news story about the grants here
Adk Regional Arts Trails Project Wins $52k Grant
BluSeed Studios will develop the trail to arts organizations, galleries, theaters, artists and craftspeople to residents and visitors. It has an online component.
Read about it on page 75 of the REDC grant booklet here
Westport Economic Dev Plan Proposes "Adk Art Town"
The plan, now in the hands of local leaders, proposes the idea of Westport becoming an Adirondack Art Town. These types of planning projects are funded by NYS Dept of State.
To find out more about what that means, exactly, take a look at the draft plan posted here
Traditional Arts of Upstate NY (TAUNY) and ANCA get NCREDC grant
The $190,000 grant to TAUNY will support collection management.
Read about the 2012 REDC grants here