ArtFest in the West Raises $13,600 for Arts Education
Non-Profit Organization Arts in Western Education Awards Grants for Arts Programs in Six Western Albemarle County Public Schools
The event raised over $13,600 and will allow AWE to fund twelve grants submitted by arts teachers.
• Western Albemarle High School (WAHS) Choir – concert dresses
• WAHS Band – parade banner and sound system
• WAHS Drama – speakers, transmitter/receivers, and microphone system
• WAHS Creative Writing – Myriad publication printing costs
• WAHS Fine Arts – Blue Trees Project and acrylic wall mount frame
• Henley Middle School Choir – concert dresses
• Brownsville Elementary – drying racks for art projects
• Crozet Elementary – six Amazon Fire tablets and materials for costumes/props
• Merriweather Lewis Elementary – sound system
Platinum and Gold Sponsors of this year’s ArtFest in the West were The Boar’s Head Inn & Spa, Craig Builders, Light House Studio, Raising Cane’s, Stanley Martin Homes, Savvy Rest, and WorldStrides. The business community’s support, with sponsorships and in-kind donations, made the event a success.