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August 30, 2012

Arts Express: Aug. 30, 2012

Seminars set for grant funding

PLATTSBURGH — The North Country Cultural Center for the Arts is now administering the Decentralization Grant, which is sponsored by the New York State Council on the Arts, for Essex, Clinton and Franklin counties.

Applicants who have never received a Decentralization Grant, also known as a DEC/DCA grant, and/or first-year applicants are required to attend one of the upcoming seminars in order to apply for the 2013 grant. Other applicants should call or email to become aware of the recent changes.

Preregistration is required at least 24 hours prior to the start of the seminar by emailing grants@plattsburgharts.org or calling 563-1604.

Seminars will be held at the following locations: Thursday, Sept. 6, Hand House, Elizabethtown: 4 p.m. Community Arts, 5:15 p.m. Arts Education and Individual Artist. Saturday, Sept. 8, Pendragon Theatre, Saranac Lake: 11 a.m. Community Arts, 12:15 p.m. Arts Education and Individual Artist, 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. consult time by appointment or drop-in. Tuesday, Sept. 11, Schroon Lake Town Hall: 6 p.m. Community Arts, 7:15 p.m. Arts Education and Individual Artist. Thursday, Sept. 13, For Art’s Sake, Malone: 5 p.m. Community Arts, 6:15 p.m. Arts Education and Individual Artist. Saturday, Sept. 15, NCCCA, Plattsburgh: 11 a.m. Community Arts, 12:15 p.m. Arts Education and Individual Artist; 2 to 4 p.m. consult time by appointment or drop-in.

If you cannot attend a seminar, please call 563-1604 and make an appointment to meet with the coordinator.

The grant application deadline is 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15 at the NCCCA.

For questions or an application, visit http://plattsburgharts.org or call 563-1604.

Adirondack Coast photo contest in final month

PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau, a division of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, launched its first-ever Facebook photo contest, entitled “Then & Now,” in June.

The photo contest will end on Sept. 3.

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