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April 17, 2014 at 2:51 PM

NEA awards $653,000 to Seattle arts groups

The National Endowment for the Arts announced 24 grants to Seattle-area groups this week, totaling $653,000. Thirty grants were awarded statewide in this round of funding.

Some of the recipients are listed below; a complete national list is available from the NEA.

–5th Avenue Theatre, $50,000, to support a production of the Lerner-Loewe musical “Paint Your Wagon” with new book and community engagement events.

–Richard Hugo House, $50,000, to support “readings, open mics, workshops, lectures, book launches, residencies, multimedia
performances, and the commissioning of new work.”

–Seattle Repertory Theatre: $50,000, to support Bringing Theatre into the Classroom, summertime professional development for teachers and follow-up classroom residencies.

–Seattle Arts and Lectures, $40,000, to support the Writers in the Schools program.

–Shunpike: $25,000, to support Shunpike’s mission of offering financial, administrative, fundraising and training support to arts groups.

–Wing Luke Memorial Foundation: $20,000 to support the “Spatial Transformations/Interior Visions” exhibition and catalog, which will feature “contemporary women artists in an exploration of their
Asian Pacific American and Pacific Islander roots.”

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