This article originally appeared on the Chenango County Historical Society website.
The Chenango County Historical Society (CCHS), the area’s premier heritage museum, recently announced grant awards totaling $50,000 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s historic investment for the arts, NYSCA has awarded $90 million since Spring 2022 to a record number of artists and organizations across the state.
As shared by Gov. Kathy Hochul, “As a cultural capital of the world, New York State is strengthened by our expansive coverage of the arts across all 62 counties. This year’s historic commitment to the arts sector will spur our continuing recovery from the pandemic and set the course for a stronger future.”
“We are immensely grateful to Governor Hochul and the Legislature for their unprecedented investment of $240 million to support arts organizations across the state. New York State arts organizations such as the Chenango County Historical Society are the cornerstone of our vibrant arts economy,” said Mara Manus, NYSCA executive director. “As crucial drivers of our health and vitality, we are grateful to the unwavering dedication of arts workers across the state.” Read more...