The Art Colony Association, producers of the Bayou City arts Festival in Houston’s Memorial Park, handed out checks totaling $96,798, to it’s 17 nonprofit partners last week: Art League Houston; Bering Omega Community Services; City Artworks; DiverseWorks Art Space, the Downtown YMCA; Houston Center for Contemporary Craft; Houston Center for Photography; Lawndale Art Center; MECA (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts); Memorial Park Conservancy; Museum of Fine Arts Houston; Orange Show Center for Visionary Art; Project Row Houses; Several Dancers Core; Spay-Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP); Spark Parks; and Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA). Funds may be utilized to cover operating expenses or in the case of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, to help acquire decorative art pieces for the Museum’s Department of Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts.
also by Bill Davenport
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