Four arts projects receive Elevate Upstate grants
From GSABusiness.com Four communities have received 2015 Hughes Investments Elevate Upstate Community Vibrancy grants. Phil Hughes and Hughes Investments annually provides two grants of $5,000 each. However, for 2015, Hughes provided an additional $5,000 with the third grant being split between two communities. The two $5,000 recipients:
- Celebrate AgriCulture, Greenwood — The Arts Council of Greenwood County plans a six-week celebration of National Farmers Market Week with activities such as tailored pieces of art, a family fun day focused on agriculture and cooking demonstrations.
- Music at the Museum, Greenville — In a partnership between the Children’s Museum of the Upstate and the Furman University Partners in the Arts Program, student and faculty ensembles will perform a series of mini concerts.
- Art in the Park, Woodruff — The Woodruff Living Arts Festival will be a downtown event that aims to bring art to life in the Upstate.
- Walkable Cultural District, Spartanburg — The Art Partnership, in collaboration with the Spartanburg Art Museum, is planning a temporary public art installation to launch the newly designated Spartanburg Downtown cultural district.