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Attleboro Cultural Council in the News

2014

Cultural Council Holds Welcome Reception
May 13, 2014
The Attleboro Cultural Council has taken new steps to reach out and promote cultural development within the community. Every year the Attleboro Cultural Council works to distribute the grant money that it receives from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. The money goes to artists and culturally oriented projects within the city. For the first time, the Council has put on a welcome reception open to all members of the community. The event was held at the newly opened Patterson Creations, and we spoke with Cultural Council Member Kate O'Neil...
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Attleboro Cultural Council Seeks New Members
March 24, 2014
As many Attleboro Residents may be unaware, the Attleboro Cultural Council supports many events that benefit the Attleboro community. The Attleboro Cultural Council... works to distribute grants for causes in the humanities, interpretive sciences, and the arts.
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Wanted: Highly visible wall for Attleboro mural project
February 9, 2014
GEORGE W. RHODES SUN CHRONICLE STAFF
Does anyone have a highly visible exterior wall that would be improved by colorful, upbeat artwork? The city's cultural council is looking for one. When it finds one, it will put out word to city schools that it's looking for students to design and paint a mural...
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2013

Attleboro Cultural Council awards $13,192 in grants
May 9, 2013
THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council delivered $13,192 in grants this year for area arts programs and field trips this year...
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Attleboro Cultural Council Celebrates 2012 Grantees
April 30, 2013
KATE O'NEIL, ATTLEBORO PATCH
The Attleboro Cultural Council (ACC) will celebrate a record-breaking 62 grant recipients this Thursday...
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Attleboro gets trip down musical memory lane
March 22, 2013
JUDEE COSENTINO FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
Rick Foster and the Stage Door Quartet showcased an often overlooked aspect of Attleboro's heritage Thursday night at the Attleboro Industrial Museum...
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Letter of thanks
Council of Churches thankful for generous support with Pirate Mystery Dinner Theater
March 14, 2013
THE SUN CHRONICLE
I am writing to express my sincere gratitude for the generous community support of the Attleboro Area Council of Churches' Pirate Mystery Dinner Theater. This event was extremely successful and lots of fun. I would like to thank the event sponsors, The Sun Chronicle and the Attleboro Cultural Council for their support...
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No mystery: Help needed
Council of Churches' dinner show on Feb. 2 will benefit the area soup kitchens
January 19, 2013
LAURA CALVERLEY FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Area Council of Churches is planning an evening of food, fun and a good mystery for its second annual mystery dinner fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Attleboro Elks Lodge...
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2012

'Becoming American' wins state cultural award
February 9, 2012
GEORGE W. RHODES SUN CHRONICLE STAFF
A city cultural program called "Becoming American" led by Assistant Library Director Joan Pilkington-Smyth has received the coveted Gold Star Award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council...
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Gold Star Award
Exemplary cultural programs funded by Local Cultural Councils
February 2012
MASSACHUSETTS CULTURAL COUNCIL
"Becoming American" was a multifaceted event established by Attleboro's 1 ABC — a collaboration of nearly a dozen organizations in the community. The project ran for five months and featured cultural activities from five different immigrant groups...
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2010

City cultural council awards grants worth $17,246
May 17, 2010
JANETTE BOULAY FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council has awarded 37 grants totaling $17,246 to support cultural programs and activities in Attleboro this year. Grant recipients include the Attleboro Expo for the Senses; Attleboro's 1 ABC, Attleboro Community Theatre, Attleboro Arts Museum, the Women at Work Museum, and the Rev. Martin Luther King Memorial Committee's Black Inventors Showcase Exhibition, and many more...
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2009

Cultural council honors recipients at city reception
June 14, 2009
THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council (ACC) recognized 31 outstanding grant recipients at a recent reception held on Sunday, June 7 at the ARC of Northern Bristol County on Park Street. A number of Attleboro residents, grant recipients, family members and cultural council members had the opportunity to learn first-hand just how ACC grants help support...
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Attleboro will celebrate its diverse cultures Saturday
Immigrants to tell their stories at arts museum
May 11, 2009
JANETTE BOULAY FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
As America is the melting pot of all races and cultures, so is the city of Attleboro - a feature that the Attleboro Council on Human Rights wants to recognize with a Celebration of Immigrants. The council invites the community to join in the celebration, dubbed "Making a Home in America, Immigrants Past and Present," from 12:30 to 3 p.m., at the Attleboro Arts Museum...
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City cultural council announces grants for new programs
April 5, 2009
JANETTE BOULAY FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council has announced the award of 31 grants totaling $17,500 for cultural programs in Attleboro. The grants were awarded from a pool of funds distributed to Attleboro by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency that supports public programs and educational activities in the arts, sciences and humanities...
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2008

Massachusetts Cultural Council honors city's Big Read program
June 4, 2008
GEORGE W. RHODES SUN CHRONICLE STAFF
Organizers of last year's 1 Adventure, 1 Book, 1 Community Big Read program were honored by the city Tuesday. The kudos came in the wake of an award from the Massachusetts Cultural Council...
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Attleboro cultural council planning to recognize recipients
April 20, 2008
THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council will recognize 29 outstanding grant recipients at a reception in their honor on Saturday, April 26. In conjunction with Earth Day celebration activities at Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary, grant recipients will meet and greet the community...
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Photos from the event at Oak Knoll

Attleboro's Big Read just golden
April 15, 2008
JANETTE SEARS FOR THE SUN CHRONICLE
The Attleboro Cultural Council has announced that Attleboro's 1 Adventure 1 Book 1 Community reading project received a Massachusetts Cultural Council Gold Star Award for excellence in community arts and culture. The award was announced at the Massachusetts Cultural Council's Statewide Assembly....
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