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Current Grant Recipients

2018 Lincoln Arts Council Project Grant Recipients Announced

The Lincoln Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 LAC Project Grants. These grants are available to qualifying arts nonprofits supporting their efforts to develop new audiences, to facilitate underserved groups and to increase arts access for all. Eleven projects were selected from 20 applications to each receive $500 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.

Flatwater Shakespeare Company for their free summer performance series in Lincoln’s parks and public spaces. KZUM Community Radio in support of the 15th Stransky Park free summer concert series. Lied Center for the Performing Arts for “Seedfolks: Growing Our Community Through the Arts,” multi-generational programs plus performance. Lincoln Community Playhouse for the 5th Penguin Project Production: Music Man Jr.; musical theatre production designed to star young people (ages 10-21) with intellectual and/or physical special needs in all roles assisted by peer mentors. Lincoln Municipal Band for their free summer concert series comprised of seven shows at the John Shildneck Memorial band shell in Antelope Park. Lincoln Music Teachers Association in support of the Music Outreach Program serving up to 50 limited-resource students each year with private music lessons. Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra for the Family and Young People’s Concerts this spring in collaboration with Lincoln Literacy. LUX Center for the Arts for an “Artist as Educator” workshop for Lincoln Public Schools teachers. Nebraska Jazz Orchestra supporting Jazz Goes to School and Jazz 101 educational programs. Sheldon Art Association for Family Day at the Sheldon Art Gallery, Sunday, July 19, 2108. Vision Maker Media in support of “We Are All Related,” the seventh biennial Vision Maker Film Festival in partnership with the National Minority Consortia (the Center for Asian American Media, Black Public Media, Latino Public Broadcasting and Pacific Islanders in Communications).