Author: Rita Whitney

The Cultural Alliance Awards Grants to Artists in York County to Move the Needle in their Career

June 28, 2021 Rita Whitney Grant Recipients, Grants, News, Press Releases

Third Quarter Artist Grants Awarded York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the most recent recipients of the Artist Professional Development Grant. Beginning in 2020, this grant provides resources to individual artists in York County to do the work they are passionate about, so that they can move their […]

Give Local York Arts Match Stretch Pool Recipients Announced 

June 1, 2021 Rita Whitney Grant Recipients, Grants, News, Press Releases

Goodridge Freedom Center Museum Manager, Kelley Summerford in the Daguerreotype studio, York PA York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is excited to announce the recipients of the 2021 Give Local York Arts Match Stretch Pool!  To promote giving to arts & culture organizations during the exceedingly successful Give Local York one-day online […]

Bingo with Diamond Taylor

April 16, 2021 Rita Whitney Events

Culture Bingo with Host Diamond Taylor Join us THIS THURSDAY, April 22nd at 7:30pm for an evening you definitely won’t forget. CAYC board member Allison Meckley is throwing us a fabulous Drag Bingo Fundraiser hosted by the one and only Diamond Taylor! This one is for ADULTS ONLY, come prepared to laugh, sing and win […]

October 19, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

Cultural Alliance Awards $10,000 to Ambitious Caban, First-Ever Artist Innovator Award Winner York, PA – The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the winner of the first–ever Artist Innovator Award, Ambitious Caban.  The $10,000 cash award was presented publicly on Sunday, October 12th at the Spanish-American Multicultural Resource Center’s festival at the […]

Poetry Out Loud Update!

October 1, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

*UPDATE: We can only imagine how hard it is to be an educator right now during these uncertain and challenging times. We hope you are doing well and are hanging in there!  After a good bit of behind-the-scenes deliberation it has been decided that Poetry Out Loud will go ahead this year. But like many programs, it will look different. How […]

YorVoice 2020 Champions Crowned!

August 31, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

YorVoice 2020 Champions Crowned: Alyssa Colon and See the Elephant and the Brass Peanuts York, PA – York County’s 2020 YorVoice champions have been crowned! See the Elephant and the Brass Peanuts from Menchey Music were awarded Live Band Champion with their performance of “I Want a New Drug” by Huey Lewis, and Alyssa Colon, […]

Cultural Alliance Awards Mission Partner Grants, Positions 2020 Campaign as COVID-19 Arts Resiliency Fund

July 22, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA –In June of 2020, The Cultural Alliance granted a total of $597,000 in critical, unrestricted operational funding to its 8 Mission Partners: The Appell Center for the Performing Arts, Creative York, The York County History Center, Greater York Dance, the York Art Association, the York Symphony Orchestra, York Youth Symphony Orchestra, and York […]

Deadline Extension for the Artist Innovator Award

June 10, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA – The deadline to be considered for the Cultural Alliance of York County’s new Artist Innovator Award has been extended to August 31st. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the prioritization of providing emergency relief funding to artists, and recent global events, several changes have been made to the award process. The Cultural Alliance […]

The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces $10,000 Artist Innovator Award

March 6, 2020 Rita Whitney News 0 Comments

York, PA – Beginning in August of 2020, and continuing annually, the Cultural Alliance of York County will present two unrestricted cash awards of $10,000 each to York County artists who demonstrate exemplary technical proficiency, artistic expression and innovation in their field. The “Artist Innovator Awards” are open to all types of artists living in York County […]