The Fairhaven Cultural Council is pleased to announce the Fairhaven Local Cultural Council Grant award winners for 2019!
In addition to demonstrating compliance with Massachusetts Cultural Council and local grant project guidelines, winning projects demonstrated the most benefit to our community and specifically for residents of Fairhaven, providing opportunities for all ages to participate in a variety of arts and humanities areas.
The projects awarded funding by the Fairhaven Cultural Council in 2019 are:
- NBAM/ArtWorks! Teen Internship Program (exhibit March 15- May 4 2019) http://newbedfordart.org
- “Resourceful Composer, Resourceful Planet”: the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra’s Learning in Concert program for Fairhaven Elementary School students. http://www.nbsymphony.org
- South Coast Children’s Theater’s production of “The Little Mermaid” (May 10 & 11, 2019) http://www.southcoastchildrenstheatre.com
- “Firebird”: New Bedford Ballet’s in-school programs for Fairhaven Elementary School students (March 2019) https://www.newbedfordballet.org
- New Bedford Festival Theater’s Summer Academy ("Mama Mia", July 2019) http://nbfestivaltheatre.com
- Tri-County Symphonic Band (February 9, March 23 & 24, and October 23, 2019) https://www.tricountysymphonicband.org
- The 8th Annual New Bedford JazzFest (June 15, 2019) http://www.newbedfordjazzfest.com
- The 2019 New Bedford Folk Festival (July 6 & 7, 2019) http://www.newbedfordfolkfestival.com
- The Cooke Memorial Park Basin Garden project
- Fishing Heritage Center’s “The Fishing Industry: Then and Now” exhibit http://www.fishingheritagecenter.org
- Shakespeare in NB’s “Much Ado About Nothing” (August 2019) https://www.facebook.com/theglasshorseproject/
- The South Coast Children’s Chorus Community Choral Connections (Spring Concert: May 11, 2019) https://www.singsouthcoast.org
- Fairhaven Lions Club’s “Painting with Splash” Community Event (April/May 2019) https://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/fairhavenma/
- Zeiterion Theater Field Trip for St. Joseph’s School students (April 2019)
- Seaglass Theater Company’s “Stars and Stripes: A Musical Salute” (November 10, 2019) http://www.seaglasstheater.com
- John Root’s “Edible Wild Plants of the Northeast” lecture at the Millicent Library* (March 30, 2019) http://www.johnroot.net. http://millicentlibrary.org
- Bates & Tincknell’s “Universe of Songs & Stories”: 2019 Summer Reading Kick-off at the Millicent Library* (June 2019) http://www.davisbates.com http://millicentlibrary.org
- The Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society’s 2019 Manjiro Festival* (October 5, 2019) http://www.whitfield-manjiro.org
*Supported by additional local funding from the Town of Fairhaven
Events and programs are offered at affordable or free ticket prices; many offer senior citizen discounts as well. Dates provided above are subject to change. Please visit the organizations’ web pages for complete and updated info about all of these projects, performances, and events.