Commission announces $100,000 in grants

Regional organizations will share nearly $100,000 as part of the latest round of grants awarded through the Oregon Arts Commission.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival collected the lion's share, $72,000, awarded through the commission's Operating Support, Arts Services and Arts Learning programs, the commission announced in a news release.

The Southern Oregon grants are part of $1.19 million awarded in 114 grants throughout the state.

Grants in southwest Oregon include:

  • Chamber Music Concerts, Ashland, $5,000 for a season of 12 concerts and accompanying classes and programs.
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival, $60,000 to support the festival's 2010-11 season.
  • OSF, $12,000 to support the festival's School Visit Partnership program.
  • Rogue Valley Symphony Association, $4,000 to support concerts in Ashland, Grants Pass and Medford.
  • Grants Pass Museum of Art, $4,000 to support the museum.
  • Rogue Gallery & Art Center, Medford, $5,000 to support center programming.
  • Rogue Valley Chorale, $2,500 to support its season.
  • Youth Symphony of Southern Oregon, $5,000 to support its program.

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