Vol. III No. 03 2/1/2022
Stockbridge Cultural Council (SCC) announces 2022 Grants
SCC has awarded 26 grants ranging from $100 to $300 to support cultural programs in Stockbridge and the surrounding area. The Council received 38 applications representing a range of projects including music, theater, science, and literature and awarded a total of $5400.
Stockbridge is nationally recognized for the richness of its cultural offerings and this year's awards reflect the quality and diversity of its Berkshire community. The Council re-grants funds from the Massachusetts Cultural Council to individuals and organizations for projects in the arts, science, and humanities.
This year the Council was pleased to award grants to the following projects:
Stockbridge Library Association/Ice Festival
The Stockbridge Sinfonia/Celebration of 50 Years of Community Music
Marney Schorr/Arts in Recovery for Youth
Alex Leff/Cycle of Memory
Music in Common/The Black Legacy Project
Moving Arts Exchange/"One Box at a Time"
Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park
Rachel Nicholson/Mary Pope Osborne event
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute/ Indigenous Peoples: We are still here
Berkshire Music School/All that Jazz Musical Enrichment
Berkshire Garden Center/Rooted in Place
Sculpture Now (at The Mount)
Great Barrington Public Theater/Berkshire Voices Reading Series
Berkshire Children's Chorus/A Story for the Season
Shakespeare & Company/2022 Fall Festival
Berkshire South Regional Community Ctr/Berkshire Ukulele Band, Berkshire Sings!
M. Alice Spatz/Creation and Completion of "Berkshire Triptych"
WAM Theater/2022 Season and Community Engagement
Berkshire Pulse/Summer Intensives
Berkshire Theatre Group/BTG Plays!
IS183/Berkshire Artist Residency Program
Alliance for a Viable Future/Indigenous Peoples' Day
Susan L. Smith/Community Coloring Books
Flying Cloud Institute/Stop-Motion project
Berkshire Wildlife Sanctuaries/Nature in Your Neighborhood
SCC members: Judith Wilkinson (Chair), Andrea Sholler, Janet Egelhofer, Barbara Cooperman, Selena Lamb, Terry Moor, Maureen O'Hanlon, Isabel Rose, Joe Tonetti, and Rena Zurofsky. Meetings are open and the public is invited to attend.
Ice fishing bounty. Photo: Jay Rhind