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$35,000 awarded for arts and culture programs in Dubuque

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The Dubuque City Council has awarded $35,000 in funding to seven Dubuque arts and culture organizations.

The grant program was designed to encourage the development of arts and cultural programs in Dubuque.

According to a press release, the following organizations have been awarded grant money:

- Dubuque Museum of Art, Iowa Public Art Network Conference, $4,100

- Bell Tower Productions, Free Summer Musical Program, $5,000

- Dubuque County Historical Society, "Engaging Enactors!" $8,438

- Downtown Dubuque Christian Outreach, "Ghost People: Seeing all the people in our community," $2,800

- The Children of Abraham, "Laughing Together," $3,500

- The Downtown Dubuque Cultural Corridor, "A Year of Creative Place Making" campaign video, $5,157

- St. Mary Church Corporation, Creativity Program Development, $6,005

According to a press release, requests for funding were reviewed by members of the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission. Recommendations for funding were sent to the Dubuque City Council members for consideration.

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