Delaware County arts grants are announced

Mar. 20—The Roxbury Arts Group and the New York State Council on the Arts have announced the 2024 grantees of the Delaware County Arts Grants. The regrant program supports individual artists, creative learning and community arts grants, according to a media release.

The 2024 awardees are:

* The Hancock Community Education Foundation will offer a 3-day workshop for 60 after school program students in grades K-9 on glass mosaic creation, taught by artist Emily Jablon.

* Arts Inn Collective will present the third annual H&R Vaudeville Variety Show featuring world music, local bands, theater, spoken word and more in Fleischmanns.

* Mountain Madness will present a free immersive theatrical event at Kirkside Park in Roxbury.

* The Colchester Historical Society will offer a family event featuring the creation of historical games and craftsat the Shinhopple Memorial Center.

* Pillow Fort Arts Center will offer a free series of meditational movement improvisations with the New York City-based dance and performance collective Birdhouse.

* Tritown Theatres will show a live musical performance of "Beauty and the Beast" featuring local non-professional adult and child actors with a full, professional orchestra.

* Isabella Amstrup will lead a community weaving club at Bushel Collective. There will be a culminating final exhibit on display from Sept. 27 through Sept. 30.

* Ethan Fox will offer a series of free world drumming classes for the students of Roxbury Central Schools.

* Anna Sea will show a large, hand-built, hand-painted ceramics tile mural at the Stagecoach Run Art Festival July 6 and 7 at her studio in the Franklin Guest House.

* Gloaming Project will present "The Ballad Tree" at Kirkside Park Pavilion in Roxbury. Inspired by Appalachian ballads — old English, Scottish and Irish folk songs carried over to early North America — the ballads will be presented through live music, song, dance and puppetry.

* Catskills Old-time Music in the Mountains will host a series of monthly open jams at Wayside Cider taproom in Andes. They are open to any stringed instrument players of any level.

* Rianna Pauline Starheim and her grandmother, Ruth Rose Many, will co-create artwork centered on intergenerational healing and their caregiving of each other. They will have an open house at their home to showcase the photos and essays created.

* Peter Kleeman's Space Age Museum project will present a free exhibit in the Galli Curci Theater on Main St. in Margaretville, with more than 30 human-size robot sculptures built between the 1930s and 1990s, showcasing the cultural history of the Space Age.

* The Hobart Rotary will present an afternoon and evening of free jazz, rock, and blues at the 2024 Sausage and Brew Festival.

* The annual Open Studios Tour, hosted by AMR Artists, will include a self-driving tour of Delaware County, NY.

* Emma Apicelli, in partnership with Land of Strangers, will offer three workshops on zine history and creation. An exhibit of the finished works will be held July 6 at the Carriage House in Stamford.

* Tabitha Gilmore-Barnes will teach two workshops on dyeing locally sourced wools, using Jacquard acid dyes and indigo dye, at Birdsong Community Garden.

* The Book of Awe Project by Kathleen Sweeney will entail a limited edition photo book, book launch and interdisciplinary arts exhibit at Diamond Hollow Books in Andes.

* ArtUp will collaborate with artist Gary Mayer to create a mural of various locales and points of interest in Margaretville for Zada's on Main Street (and publication online), including hosting a community input session on the design at the ArtUp Gallery.

* GG Stankiewicz will present "Ecoscape," new paintings and works on artist-made paper inspired by the native plants and fungi living in the Delaware County landscape.

* "Folk Art in Fiber," Catskills Folk Connection's biennial traditional arts exhibit, with demonstrations and a workshop series, will offer a display of works by traditional Delaware County quilters, weavers, spinners and needle workers at the Delaware County Historical Association in Delhi.

* Maintenance of the Species is a publication that will explore life in Delaware County. The publication will be edited by Iris Cushing and Alexandra Egan and feature the work of Delaware County-based artists and writers.

* Marguerite Uhlmann-Bower of Plant Pioneers will exhibit four types of art methods that pick up plant frequencies as relatable impressions.

* Amy Masters will develop and create a new body of painting work based on the concepts of house, home, shelter and community. The work will be shown in 1053 Gallery in Fleischmanns.

* Amy Randall will present "Knot Hollow — Good choices make lousy stories," a one-hour monologue about farming, friendship, and finding common ground at Birdsong Farms in Delhi.