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2024 Delaware County Arts Grant Awards Ceremony

May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The Roxbury Arts Group is pleased to announce our annual Awards Ceremony for the 2024 grantees of the Delaware County Arts Grant. The Awards Ceremony will be open to the public and hosted at the Roxbury Arts Center, 5025 Vega Mountain Road, Roxbury NY, 12474, on May 16 from 4-6pm. There will be short performances by grantees including Ethan Fox, Djahari Clark, PILLOW FORT, and Amy Randall. Awardees will also be presenting their projects on tables around the hall to ceremony attendees. For more information and to RSVP, please visit roxburyartsgroup.org, email community@roxburyartsgroup.org, or call 607-326-7908.

The Roxbury Arts Group administers the Delaware County Arts Grant Program that provides funding to non-profit organizations and artists within Delaware County for special projects and programs. This regrant program supports individual artists, creative learning, and community arts grants, and is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. For more information about our grant program, please visit our website.

Congratulations again to the 2024 Awardees:

The Hancock Community Education Foundation will offer a 3-day workshop for 60 After School Program students in grades K-9 on Glass Mosaic Creation, taught by artist Emily Jablon.

Arts Inn Collective presents the 3rd Annual H&R Vaudeville Variety Show featuring world music, local bands, theater, spoken word and more on Sunday, May 26, 2:30-10:30pm at their address in Fleischmanns, NY.

Mountain Madness will present a free immersive theatrical event at Kirkside Park in Roxbury on Saturday, August 3 at 6:00pm and Sunday, August 4 at 2:00pm.

The Colchester Historical Society will offer an event for families featuring the creation of historical games and crafts on Saturday, September 21, 2024 from 1:00-4:00pm at the Shinhopple Memorial Center, Shinhopple, NY.

Pillow Fort Arts Center will offer a free movement workshop with NYC-based dance/performance collective BIRDHOUSE on Sunday, June 30 at Bushel Collective, followed by daily open rehearsals throughout the week and a Work-in-Progress showing on Saturday, July 6 at Pillow Fort Arts Center.

Tritown Theatres will show a live musical performance of “Beauty and the Beast” featuring local non-professional adult and child actors with a full, professional orchestra.

Isabella Amstrup will lead a community Weaving Club at Bushel Collective from June-September, 2024 with a culminating exhibition in early November that will explore the ancient craft and practice of weaving.

Ethan Fox will offer a series of free world drumming classes for the students of Roxbury Central Schools. 

Anna Sea will be showing a large hand-built, hand-painted ceramics tile mural at the Stagecoach Run Art Festival July 6 & 7.

Gloaming Project presents The Ballad Tree, a multi-disciplined event inspired by Appalachian ballads, August 16-18 in Kirkside Park, Roxbury.

Catskills Old-time Music in the Mountains will host a series of family-friendly workshops and jams at Wayside Cider in Andes throughout 2024.

Rianna Pauline Starheim and her grandmother, Ruth Rose Many, will co-create artwork centered on intergenerational healing and their caregiving of each other.

On Memorial Day weekend, Peter Kleeman’s Space Age Museum Project will present a free pop-up exhibit at the Galli Curci Theatre in Margaretville.

The Hobart Rotary will present an afternoon and evening of free jazz, rock, and blues at the 2024 Sausage and Brew Festival.

The annual Open Studios Tour, hosted by AMR Artists, on July 26-28, 2024 opens the door for visitors to explore the personal spaces and processes of established and emerging artists through a self-driving tour of Delaware County, NY.

Emma Apicelli, in partnership with Land of Strangers, will offer three low-cost (or free) workshops on zine history and creation on April 13 & April 20 for ages 10-17 and another on April 27 for anyone 18+ from 12:00–4:00pm at the Carriage House in Stamford, NY.

In two workshops, Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes will guide 24 attendees through the excitement of dyeing locally sourced wools, using toxic free Jacquard Acid Dyes and Indigo Dye Kit, at Birdsong Community Garden in September 2024, from 9:30a.m. to 2p.m.

The Book of Awe Project by Kathleen Sweeney will entail a limited edition photo book, book launch and interdisciplinary arts exhibition at Diamond Hollow Books, Andes, NY in from August 3 to September 8, with an opening on August 3 from 4-7pm with a reading at 5pm.

ArtUp will collaborate with artist Gary Mayer to create a mural of various locales and points of interest in Margaretville for Zada’s on Main Street (and publication online), including hosting a community input session on the design at the ArtUp Gallery on Saturday, May 4 from 12-4pm and an unveiling celebration at Zada’s on Memorial Day, May 27 at 3pm.

GG Stankiewicz will present Ecoscape, new paintings and works on artist-made paper inspired by the native plants and fungi living in the Delaware County landscape. It will be on view October 5th-November 30th 2024 at the Sidney Memorial Public Library, with an opening reception on Saturday, October 5, 1-3pm and closing reception with an artist talk on Saturday, November 30, 1-3pm.

“Folk Art in Fiber,” Catskills Folk Connection’s biennial traditional arts exhibit, with demonstrations and a workshop series, offers a display of works by traditional Delaware County quilters, weavers, spinners, and needle workers, for six weeks in October-November, tentatively at the Delaware County Historical Association, Delhi, NY.

Maintenance of the Species (MotS) is a publication/zine that will explore life in Delaware County, NY through the lens of caretaking (broadly and creatively defined). The publication will be edited by Iris Cushing and Alexandra Egan and featuring the work of Delaware County-based artists and writers, and it will be available at Delhi’s Bushel Collective and other local retailers.

Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower will host a gallery exhibition and workshop that highlight Farmer and Vegetal Landscape (Lady Cannabis) as mutual co-creators on the farm, on Saturday, November 9, 2024 at 6p.m. at The Bushel Collective.

Amy Masters will be developing and creating a new body of painting work based on the concepts of HOUSE, HOME, SHELTER and COMMUNITY. This work will be shown in 1053 Gallery in Fleischmann’s NY, accompanied by an artist talk during the exhibit.

Amy Randall will present ‘Knot Hollow – Good choices make lousy stories’, a one-hour monologue about farming, friendship, and finding common ground. These will be presented in a series of intimate performances at venues around the county, leading up to a final performance before the summer’s end.


May 16
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Roxbury Arts Center
5025 Vega Mountain Road
Roxbury, NY 12474 United States
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