New York awards $41 million to cultural and arts groups

January 27, 2017 05:24 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced $41 million in grants awarded to cultural and arts organizations around the state.

The Democratic governor says the awards support programs ranging from in-school arts education to world-renowned cultural centers like Carnegie Hall.

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The New York State Council on the Arts grants are awarded in 16 programs in all 62 state counties.

This year's awardees upstate include the Rochester Fringe Festival, Just Buffalo Literary Center, Sculpture Space in Utica and Traditional Arts in Upstate New York in the North Country.



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