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2020 LAC Project Grants Announced

2020 LAC Project Grants Announced

The Lincoln Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Project Grants. These grants are awarded to qualifying arts nonprofits to support their efforts to develop new audiences, reach under-served groups and increase arts access for all.

The following eleven projects were selected to receive between $500 and $900 of underwriting provided by the Ken Good Beautification Fund and administered by The Lincoln Arts Council.

Community members are encouraged to attend and support these worthy projects.

  • Angels Theatre Company to produce the Salon Reading Series which helps those involved in the play writing collective see and hear what other writers have created.
  • Asian Community and Cultural Center for the annual Lunar New Year festival on February 8th at the Lancaster Event Center.
  • Flatwater Shakespeare Company for free summer performances of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” in Lincoln’s parks and public spaces.
  • Lied Center for the Performing Arts to present “What Problem?” by Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company as part of its Mosaic Series to promote diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Lincoln Municipal Band to present free outdoor concerts at the John Shildneck Memorial band shell in Antelope Park in the summer. 
  • Lincoln Music Teachers Association in support of the Music Outreach Program serving 50 limited-resource students each year with private music lessons. 
  • Nebraska Brass supporting Jazz Goes to School educational programs in elementary, middle and high schools. 
  • Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra for the Family and Young People’s Concerts and community engagement events in collaboration with Family Literacy in February. 
  • LUX Center for the Arts to support Fiber Fest, a series of workshops and exhibits designed to connect the Lincoln community to the work of contemporary fiber and textile artists.
  • Nebraska Jazz Orchestra supporting Jazz Goes to School and Jazz 101 educational programs in elementary, middle and high schools. 
  • Vision Maker Media to support the eighth biennial Vision Maker Film Festival which brings Native American and diverse films to Lincoln.