Morris Arts is pleased to announce that 30 Morris County arts organizations received Local Arts Grants totaling $55,700 for Funding Year 2019. These grants help support visual arts, theatre, dance, instrumental and choral groups, museums, and broad-based community arts programming which, in turn, enable thousands of people throughout our county to experience the arts in a multitude of ways. Funding is made possible through the Local Arts Program of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.
This year’s awardees include: Art in the Atrium, Inc. (Morristown); Arts! By the People (Morristown); Artworks Studio (Randolph); Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey (Dover); Chatham Community Players (Chatham); Coro Lirico (Morristown); County College of Morris Teen Arts Festival (Randolph); Dance Innovations Performance Foundation (Chatham); Fairleigh Dickinson University- WAMFEST (Madison/Teaneck); Festival of Books through CFNJ (Morristown); First Night ® Morris County (Morristown); Folk Project (Morristown); Good Grief (Morristown); Hanover Wind Symphony (Whippany); Harmonium Choral Society (Morristown); Huaxia Chinese Chorus (Parsippany); Kiwanis Club of Randolph (Randolph); Lakeland Youth Symphony (Parsippany); Masterwork Chorus (Morristown); Morris Choral Society (Morristown); Morris Music Men (Morristown); Morristown Neighborhood House (Morristown); Music at Morristown United Methodist Church (Morristown); New Jersey Jazz Society (Summit); New Jersey Womens Theater Company (Lake Hiawatha); Opera at Florham (Convent Station); Seeing Eye (Morristown); Skylands Songwriters Guild (Ledgewood); Visions and Pathways (Bridgewater); and Wind of the Spirit (Morristown).
Additionally, $2,000 is available for mini-grants in 2019.
Morris Arts, located in Morristown, NJ, is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1973 dedicated to building community through the arts. Using the arts to inspire, connect and engage, Morris Arts serves as a resource for Morris County with a special focus on arts programming in the community and in the schools, arts advocacy, creative placemaking and support of the Morris Area community of artists and arts organizations.