Covert art show award ceremony March 20

LAKE PLACID - The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondack has announced their 22nd annual Cover Art Show Award and Decentralization Grant Award Ceremony Friday, March 20 from 5-7 p.m. at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. With special DCA Grant awards distribution by Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward.

At this ceremony they will announce the winners of 2009 Cover Art Show Awards. The categories of these awards will be: The Winner of the Cover of the 29th annual 2009 Arts Directory, Best in Show, second place in photography, second place in painting, second place in 3D, and honorable mentions.

ANCA has awarded $38,500 for 31 arts and culturally related projects taking place in Essex and Southern Franklin counties in 2009, through the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) Decentralization Program. This program, also calledDeveloping Community Arts (DCA) Grants Administrated by ACNA in Essex and Southern Franklin counties, distributes State art funds and encourages local involvement in funding decisions affecting community cultural organizations and programs. This year, we will also have a special distribution of these awards by Assemblywoman Teresa Sayward. The next deadline for the 2010 DCA Grants will be in early October 2009.

For more information, call 962-8778.

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