Operating Support Grants Exceed $379,000
Students at Metropolitan School of the Arts rehearse for its Academy Showcase performance. Credit: Glenn Cook
Fairfax County, VA – The Arts Council of Fairfax County has awarded $379,013 in Operating Support Grants to 41 nonprofit arts organizations in Fairfax County. Operating Support Grants provide critical funds necessary for the basic operation of arts organizations in Fairfax County in recognition of the valuable programs and services they provide to County residents. Select recipients include BalletNova, Arts Herndon, Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia, and Ist Stage. See the full press release here.
Arts Council of Fairfax County Presented the 2016 Arts Awards
Renowned NBC4 News Anchor, Jim Vance, spoke about the importance of the arts in his life and for our society at the 2016 Arts Awards event. Credit: Neshan Naltchayan
Thank you to all who attended and supported our 2016 Arts Awards in October to celebrate our honorees: George Washington's Mount Vernon, Fairfax Choral Society, Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, and Dominion Resources. The event recognized the outstanding contributions of these organizations to the arts in our County. We are grateful to our honorees, legislators, sponsors, and attendees who contributed to the success of this event!
Read more about the event here: Large Diverse Crowd Celebrates the Arts in Fairfax County