Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs to Host Grant Information Sessions Across the State

    The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs is inviting artists, historic preservationists, filmmakers, cultural organizations, community leaders and others to attend information sessions this winter to discuss a new round of grants and opportunities.

    Each session will include a one-hour presentation about arts, historic preservation and community development grants and opportunities that have application deadlines this spring. Staff will also share tips on how to strengthen applications, and attendees are welcome to bring ideas to share and discuss. Each session will be led by DCA staff from the Iowa Arts Council, the State Historical Society of Iowa and Produce Iowa-the State Office of Media Production. Admission is free but advanced registration is encouraged.

    A list of grants and opportunities is available online at iowaculture.gov. A list of additional information sessions scheduled this spring follows:

    Feb. 13: Legion Arts in Cedar Rapids, 5 p.m.
    Feb. 28: Vesterheim Museum Gathering Room in Decorah, 11 a.m.
    Mar. 6: Figge Art Museum in Davenport, 11 a.m.
    Mar. 6: Moreau's Bäckerei in Malvern, 2 p.m.
    Mar. 11: Villages Folk School in Keosauqua, 11 a.m.

    The Iowa Arts Council, State Historical Society of Iowa and Produce Iowa are divisions of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. More information is available at iowaculture.gov or 515-281-5111.

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    The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and its three divisions – the Iowa Arts Council, Produce Iowa - State Office of Media Production and the State Historical Society of Iowa – empower Iowa to build and sustain culturally vibrant communities by connecting Iowans to the people, places and points of pride that define our state. The department’s work enables Iowa to be recognized as a state that fosters creativity and serves as a catalyst for innovation where the stories of Iowa are preserved and communicated to connect past, present and future generations. 

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