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Corning arts programs receive $35,000 in national grants

Two prominent arts programs in Corning, New York, have been awarded a total of $35,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Congressman Nick Langworthy’s office announced that American Dance Asylum, Inc. and the Rockwell Museum’s Alley Art Project are the beneficiaries of these grants, aimed at enhancing arts and culture in the region.

The Rockwell Museum will utilize its $25,000 grant to create accessible art installations as part of the Alley Art Project. Meanwhile, American Dance Asylum, Inc. will use its $10,000 grant to expand artist residencies, fostering growth and innovation in the dance community. These initiatives are set to enrich the local cultural scene and further establish Corning as a hub for artistic talent and creativity.

Congressman Langworthy expressed pride in supporting arts and cultural initiatives, recognizing their vital role in enriching community life and driving economic development. The NEA’s Grant for Arts Projects program, from which the funds are sourced, aims to bolster the nation’s arts sector by supporting projects that engage the public with the arts and promote arts education.