NEA grants to Maryland organizations

January 20, 1995|By Linell Smith

In 1994, the National Endowment for the Arts gave $2.5 million to support arts organizations, arts agencies and individual artists in Maryland. These are some of the grant recipients in the Baltimore metropolitan area:

* The Maryland State Arts Council: total of $607,800 -- $495,000 to support its grant activities, $59,800 to support a touring program that brings arts to communities that lack them and to train future presenters, and $53,000 to support arts education activities.

* The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra: $212,000 to help fund several series in its season.

* Center Stage: $135,000 to help fund its season.

* The Baltimore Museum of Art: $60,000 for reinstallation of its African art collection.

* Maryland Historical Society: $30,000 to support an exhibition and catalog of its collection of Baltimore Album quilts.

* Johns Hopkins University: total of $35,000 -- $15,000 to support undergraduate and graduate scholarship aid at the Peabody Institute, and $20,000 to support a series of radio programs featuring the BSO entitled "Up Close and Classical with David Zinman."

* Peter A. Fillat III: $25,000 to support research and design of new low-income housing units for sites in Baltimore.

* Maryland Art Place: total of $16,500 -- $16,000 to help support a series of exhibitions, installations and public programs, and $5,000 to support a residency program.

* The Mayor's Advisory Committee on Art and Culture: $16,500 to help fund exhibitions and services at School 33 Art Center.

* The Museum for Contemporary Arts: $15,000 to support an exhibition of work of American artist Willie Cole.

* The Baltimore Opera Company: $9,500 to help fund its season.

* Chamber Music Society: $5,000 to support its season of chamber music concerts.

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