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Anacortes Arts Festival
April 2013

April is an exciting month for the Festival  . . .   

This month sees an acceleration of Festival activity.  We give back over $33,000 in grants . . .  kick off a Membership drive . . . continue our  Cultural Concert series 
See the details below  

Giving Back Recipient
Class ACT youth performers
Festival Gives Back $33,500
Kids are big benefactors 

As a nonprofit, the Festival returns profits to the community through its annual "Giving Back" Grants. With worthy requests of over $65,000, the Board is increasing its giving in 2013 to the highest level ever. During the last decade we have granted over $300,000  - a high percentage supporting much needed arts programming for kids.   

This year's grants include:



Anacortes School District - K-12 Cultural Arts Program

Anacortes Farmer's Market - Music at the Saturday Farmer's Market

Anacortes High School Art Department - A potter's wheel for ceramic instruction

Anacortes School District - Brodniak Hall - Improvements on the stage curtain

Anacortes Seahawks Music Boosters - Percussion instruments for youth musicians

Anchor Art Space - Art education & workshops

Boys & Girls Club - Art supplies & field trips

Class ACT (Anacortes Community Theater) - Stage improvements, costumes & makeup for youth performance classes

Fidalgo Danceworks - Dance workshops

Fidalgo Island Quilters - Support for fiber art displays

Museum of Northwest Art - MONA Link arts education program



Membership Kickoff
Join us is in supporting the arts
Did you know that the Festival is a membership organization? Memberships support the Festival's commitment to ensuring that the arts are alive and well in our community.  For as little as $35 your voice can join ours.  Members are treated to studio and exhibit tours, VIP treatment at Festival events - and even discounts on artwork!  Please join us.

April 26th a cultural treat
On Ensemble Taiko and more . . . 
The Festival is presenting On Ensemble - a "must see" concert - on Friday, April 26th, 8 pm, at Brodniak Hall. On Ensemble takes ancient instruments of taiko and makes them new by infusing them with elements of hip-hop, jazz, rock & new age electronics. On Ensemble has performed throughout the U.S. to sell-out crowds.
Tickets are $12 at brownpapertickets.com or $15 at the door. Children under 10 are free.   The Festival is also partnering with Anacortes School District to bring these performances to students. We would like to thank WESTAF and the National Endowment of the Arts for support of this program. 

Anacortes Arts Festival
505 O Ave.
Anacortes, WA  

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