As winter thaws into spring (hopefully!), it’s great to see these accomplishments in Affiliateland.
The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation has awarded the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture $30,000 in funding for an upcoming series at the museum titled â€œVisions and Voices.â€ This grant is for the exhibit, â€œRic Gendron: A Good Journey,â€ which will pair Gendron, one of the regionâ€™s top local artists, with Oregon writer Elizabeth Woody.
The Massachusetts Cultural Council announced Plimoth Plantation as a winner in the Creative Learning category of the 2011 Commonwealth Awards, honoring exceptional achievement in the arts, humanities, and sciences. The museum will bring a love of Shakespeare to the town of Plymouth and surrounding area with the innovative program: “One Play, One Community: Romeo and Juliet.”