2019 / 2020 Niagara Investment in Culture Projects

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Applicant Project Description Funding
Bravo Niagara Sounds of Hope Commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust, including compelling musical performances enriched with free educational outreach initiatives in Niagara. $17,000
Femmes de Feu Creations The Bank Family Days A series of family days hosted at The Bank building in Welland to inspire and engage families around creative and cultural activities. $5,000
First Ontario Performing Arts Celebration of Nations An annual gathering of Indigenous arts, culture and tradition in downtown St. Catharines from Sept. 11-13, 2020, with new Niagara Investment in Culture components around water and youth. $12,000
Fort Erie Arts Council Expanding Our Impact: The Value of Reaching Out A project to bring visual arts education to groups who are not traditionally engaged or served, such as seniors in institutional settings and youth aged 13 to 17 years. $4,164
Fort Erie Festivals The Magic of Arts and Entertainment Fort Erie Festivals new festival component which celebrates the arts through the eyes and work of street performers. $8,000
Niagara Artists Centre Feast on Film Local chefs create meals inspired by films paired with Niagara wine and beer, and screened at locations throughout Niagara. $16,000
Niagara Historical Society Rollin' Down the River A musical story-telling of the role played by the Niagara River in Niagara's history, from freedom seekers to whiskey seekers, from bateaux to jet boats. $5,850
Suitcase in Point In the Soil Arts Festival: Rhizomes Revisited In the Soil Arts Festival 2020 new component Rhizomes Revisited to the festival, involving tours to performance art installations in downtown St. Catharines. $12,000
TD Niagara Jazz Festival Hungry for Hammond A new series which explores the world of the Hammond B3 organ featuring celebrated organists from Niagara and beyond. $12,500
Town of Pelham Pelham Coffee House Events during the fall and winter months, welcoming people from across Niagara to sing, dance, read poetry, perform stand-up comedy, or demonstrate other talents. $1,800
Yellow Door Theatre Hansel and Gretel A project commissioning the creation and design of a contemporary Canadian musical theatre adaptation of Hansel and Gretel, workshopped by Niagara youth performers. $3,500
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