Author: Kelley Gibson

The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces New Leadership

December 22, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the election of new board officers and re-election of board leadership at the December, 2016 Board of Directors meeting. Board Chair – David Kennedy, Aspire Ventures Board Vice Chair – Anthony Campisi, President, Glatfelter Insurance Group Treasurer – Stephen Snyder, CPA, CCIFP, Stambaugh-Ness, PC Secretary […]

2017 Creative Impact Award Grant Application Now Open!

November 16, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County is currently accepting applications for its Creative Impact Awards Community Grants Program. The Creative Impact Awards Inspire Children, Energize Neighborhoods, and Create Community in York County by funding arts-based projects/programs that impact our region one of two key ways: Contributing to a thriving local economy, and creating a more […]

Take part in Poetry Out Loud!

November 7, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

    Regional Poetry Out Loud Contest Announced Are you interested in ways to inspire your students to love both written and oral language? Want to improve their public–speaking skills and confidence in using language?  Poetry Out Loud (POL) may be just the thing! Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest sponsored by the […]

Getting a Seat At The Table: The Importance of the Arts in Community Development

October 28, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the Cultural Alliance was honored to welcome Jamie Bennett to York. Jamie is the Executive Director of ArtPlace America, a partnership among 16 foundations, 8 federal agencies, and 6 financial institutions working to position art and culture as a core sector of community planning and development by investing in, researching, […]

Stop Pretending The Arts Don’t Matter

October 16, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

“Is anyone here an artist?” It’s a question I ask when I’m giving talks or presentations to groups around our community. Usually, only a few hands (if any) half-heartedly creep into the air and then disappear before anyone else around them can notice. “OK,” I’ll say. “How many like to photograph your children, your vacation, […]

2016 Creative Impact Award Recipients Announced

March 10, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County has awarded over $83,000 in grant dollars to arts-based projects/programs through the Creative Impact Awards, which aim to fund projects/programs that strengthen community accord while supporting local economy. The 2016 recipients of the Creative Impact Awards are as follows: WeCo Neighborhood Association received funds for “WeCo Summer Series,” a series of public events throughout the Summer months at […]