Arts & Culture

Idaho Commission on the Arts: Full 2016 grant list

The Idaho Commission on the Arts announced its grants and fellowships for the fiscal year 2016. The state arts organization handed out funds to 66 cultural groups and schools and 10 individuals for 101 projects in 27 Idaho communities. This year’s round of grants totaled $489,002. The funds came from a mix of state and National Endowment for the Arts monies. Groups and schools will match their awards with locally-generated funds.

ENTRY TRACK

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City of Boise Department of Arts & History

: $7,232



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Idaho Dance Theatre

, Boise: $2,729



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Idaho Songwriters Association

, Boise: $2,293



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Surel’s Place

artist residency, Garden City: $3,027



•  Friends of Harriman State Park,

Writers @ Harriman:

$2,217



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Teton Arts Council

, Driggs: $2,215



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Boulder Mountain Clayworks

, Ketchum: $2,999



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Caritas Chorale

, Ketchum: $2,916



•  Lewis-Clark State College,

Center for Arts & History, Lewiston

: $3,243



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McCall Music Society

: $2,531



•  University of Idaho, Moscow,

Auditorium Chamber Music Series

: $3,914



• 

Mountain Home Arts Council

: $3,149



• 

Sun Valley Film Festival

: $4,057



•  College of Southern Idaho,

Arts on Tour

, Twin Falls: $3,873



• 

National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest and Festival

, Weiser: $4,978



PUBLIC PROGRAMS IN THE ARTS

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Ballet Idaho

, Boise: $ 10,688



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Basque Museum & Cultural Center

, Boise: $ 7,649



• 

Big Tree Arts

, Boise: $2,116



• 

Boise Art Museum

: $ 12,501



• 

Boise Baroque

: $ 2,186



• 

Boise Contemporary Theater

: $ 6,730



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Boise Philharmonic

Association: $ 11,108



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Idaho Shakespeare Festival

, Boise: $ 11,859



• 

The Cabin

, Boise: $ 7,886



• 

Opera Idaho

, Boise: $ 7,372



•  Treasure Valley Institute for Children’s Arts (

TriCA

): $ 4,541



• 

Caldwell Fine Arts

: $3,879



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Challis Arts Council

: $2,555



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Coeur d’Alene Arts & Culture Alliance

: $2,559



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Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra

: $2,186



• 

North Idaho Friends of Opera & the Arts

, Coeur d’Alene: $2,313



• 

Trailing of the Sheep Cultural Heritage Center

, Hailey: $3,835



• 

Art Museum of Eastern Idaho

, Idaho Falls: $4,020



• 

Idaho Falls Arts Council

: $9,337



• 

Idaho Falls Symphony Society

: $5,011



• 

Idaho Falls Youth Arts Centre

: $2,441



• 

Seven Devils Playwright Conference

,

id Theatre

, McCall: $3,644



• 

McCall Arts & Humanities Council

: $2,484



• 

McCall Folklore Society

: $2,671



• 

Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association

, Moscow: $5,934



• 

Washington Idaho Symphony Association

, Moscow: $2,803



• 

Music Theatre of Idaho

, Nampa: $5,017



• 

Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association

, Pocatello: $4,992



• 

Community Building Partners

, Post Falls: $3,771



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Salmon Arts Council

: $3,763



• 

Festival at Sandpoint

: $9,520



• 

Panida Theater Committee

: $4,836



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Pend Oreille Arts Council

, Sandpoint: $4,863



• 

Sun Valley Performing Arts Center, nexStage Theatre

: $6,027



• 

Sun Valley Center for the Arts

: $20,869



• 

Sun Valley Winter Artist Series

: $2,115



• 

Magic Valley Arts Council

, Twin Falls: $2,547



ARTS EDUCATION PROJECTS

•  Ballet Idaho, Boise: $6,997 to support for the Learning Through Dance and Student Matinee educational outreach.



•  Big Tree Arts, Boise: $4,559 support for the Loud Writers Project at Frank Church and Ridgeline high schools and Hays Shelter Home.



•  Boise Art Museum: $7,633 to support for the Free School Tour Program and Transportation Reimbursement.



•  Boise Philharmonic Association: $7,156 to support for the In-the-Schools component of the Explore Music! music education outreach program.



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Idaho Parents Unlimited

, Boise: $7,872 to support for the Creative Access, artist in residence program.



•  Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise: $7,315 to support for Idaho Theater for Youth and Shakespearience theatre outreach.



•  The Cabin, Boise: $7,713 to support for the Writers in the Schools program.



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Stay in School Quinceanera Program Organization

: $5,804 to support workshops for eighth-graders, based in Latino arts and culture.



•  Friends of Harriman State Park, Writers @ Harriman: $4,824 to support for the week-long residential writing workshop for 40 students at Harriman State Park.



•  Boundary County School District, Bonners Ferry High School: $5,450 to support for the Music of the World music education program.



•  Caldwell Fine Arts: $4,877 to support the performing arts education program, Mission: Explore.



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Kootenai Environmental Alliance

, Art of Nature Summer Camp, Coeur d’Alene: $725 to support Art of Nature Summer Camp for second through sixth grade students.



• 

Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, Idaho Falls

: $6,202 to support museum and school-based student art instruction, based on the museum’s current exhibits.



•  Idaho Falls Arts Council: $5,317 to support for arts education programs at the ARTitorium.



•  Idaho Falls Symphony Society: $1,463 to support for the Idaho Falls Youth Symphony and Ambassador Program.



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Payette Lakes Ski Club

, Little Ski Hill, McCall: $1,371 to support the Photography Intensive.



• 

McCall Arts & Humanities Council

: $4,437 to support the 2016 Art School program.



•  McCall Folklore Society, $3,525: Support for the Let’s Samba! two-week workshop for kindergarten through sixth grade students.



•  West Ada School District, Meridian: $3,273 to support

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company’s

week-long residency.



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Festival Dance & Performing Arts Association

, Moscow: $6,976 to support for the Youthreach dance outreach programs.



•  University of Idaho,

Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

, Moscow: $5,916 to support for the Festival Artist and Educational Workshops.



•  University of Idaho,

Prichard Art Gallery

, Moscow: $6,203 to support the education and outreach.



•  Music Theatre of Idaho, Nampa: $4,453 to support the Leveling Playing Field: Arts Access and Education for Rural Idaho.



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Idaho State-Civic Symphony Association

, Pocatello: $3,604 to support the Summer Institute for Piano and Strings.



•  Community Building Partners: $2,587 to bring guitarist Brad Richter to Post Falls High School to expand guitar instruction.



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Salmon Arts Council

: $4,141 to support education initiatives in schools and community settings.



•  Pend Oreille Arts Council, Sandpoint: $5,472 to support the Ovations performing arts education outreach program.



•  School District No. 150 Education Foundation Caribou Highland Strings: $1,240 for Caribou Highland Strings for music appreciation and instruction.



•  Sun Valley Performing Arts Center, nexStage Theatre: $3,419 to support Summer Stages summer theatre camp for ages 4 to 16.



•  College of Southern Idaho, Twin Falls, Arts on Tour: $7,477. Support for Arts on Tour outreach programs in collaboration with the Magic Valley Arts Council.



CULTURAL FACILITIES AND PUBLIC ART

•  Boise Art Museum: $3,419 to purchase Stockholm stools, wall mounts, and portable storage racks.



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Global Lounge

, Boise: $5,117 for the purchase of recording studio equipment.



•  Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Boise: $6,240 to update the theater sound system.



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Actors’ Repertory Theatre of Idaho

, Idaho Falls: $2,414 for building renovation.



•  City of Lapwai: $5,156 for the Lapwai Gateway public art project.



•  City of McCall: $6,503 for public art in Rotary Park.



•  Panida Theater Committee, Sandpoint: $6,437 to install a fire suppression sprinkler system.



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Idaho Art Lab

, St. Anthony: $4,131 to create public art.



FOLK AND TRADITIONAL ARTS APPRENTICESHIPS

•  Joanne Hultstrand, of Boise: $3,000 for Norwegian rosemaling apprenticeship of Cheryl Seath.



•  Gregg McDonald, of Paul: $3,000 for western saddle-making apprenticeship of Curtis Waddington.



•  Jeff Minor of Salmon: $3,000 for the rawhide braiding apprenticeship of Jim Miller.



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