Henderson Area Arts Alliance awarded grants

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HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT) – The Henderson Area Arts Alliance has been awarded a $3,000 Arts Meets Activism grant from the Kentucky Foundation for Women.

The grant will support a workshop at the Women’s Addiction Recovery Manor (WARM) in which women in recovery will be partnered with dancers from Dance Kaleidoscope to create dances based on their life stories.

These workshops will take place during the week of March 24, 2020 leading up to the dance troupe’s main-stage performance of Music Men on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Preston Arts Center.

The Arts Alliance will also receive a $10,000 grant from the Kentucky Department of Tourism through a local tourism grant program.

Those funds will be used to market the Alliance’s programs to broader audiences, bringing in thousands of tourists to Henderson.

The grants will fulfill the arts organization’s mission to provide quality arts experiences for all.

The grants will fulfill the arts organization’s mission to provide quality arts experiences for all.

The Kentucky Foundation for Women is a private foundation formed in 1985 by Louisville writer Sallie Bingham. Its mission is to promote positive social change by supporting varied feminist expression in the arts.

More information about the Arts Alliance can be found here.

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This story was originally published on July 25, 2019

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