Saving the Arts

July 14, 2021

Arts & Culture

Saving the Arts

NWA Daily

Venues across the country have struggled, and the Walton Arts Center is no exception. However, it recently received support to assist the recovery.

  • A hard year: Last year, the Fayetteville venue lost 90% of its budget despite the venue's continued efforts to bring art to the community through "smaller-scale, localized programs and education services."
  • The SVOG: Yesterday it was announced the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant awarded $9.8mm to support the Walton Arts Center's efforts. This grant, along with various other grants, loans, and community donations, provides some much needed funding for the venue.

Read how the the Walton Arts Center has gone from surviving to thriving, HERE.

Story courtesy of Talk Business & Politics

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