Circle News

PETOSKEY ROTARY CLUB CHARITIES PROVIDES HANDRAIL AT CCA

August 15, 2020

 

Charlevoix Circle of Arts (CCA) was awarded a grant of $1,700 from Petoskey Rotary Club Charities to help with the cost of installing a new exterior handrail along the stepped walkway of the front entry, improving accessibility to the building.
The handrail was built and installed by BD Welding and Fabrication and will help visitors make their way more safely to the CCA’s front door, especially during slippery winter months.
We are so thankful for the Petoskey Rotary Club’s support of this project and are thrilled with the improvement to our building!

CCA RECEIVES GRANT FROM CHARLEVOIX COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

July 15, 2020

 

Charlevoix Circle of Arts has been awarded a grant of $5,000 from the Charlevoix County Community Foundation (C3F). The grant was awarded through C3F’s recent Organizational Support Cycle.  This grant provides crucial funding for operating costs that are essential to maintaining the Circle’s programs and services, , especially during the challenging times of this pandemic.

 

We are so grateful for C3F’s support of our organization and our mission to cultivate a more inspired and educated community through the arts! 

CHARLEVOIX CIRCLE OF ARTS RECEIVES MATCHING GRANT 

July 13, 2020

 

Thanks to our community's generous support through our Patronicity campaign, the Charlevoix Circle of Arts reached its fundraising goal-- allowing us to receive the full matching grant from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation! Together, we raised a total of $10,820 to support our mission to cultivate a more inspired and educated community through the arts! Thank you again for helping local arts thrive in our community.

CHARLEVOIX CIRCLE OF ARTS FEATURED IN TRAVEL AWAITS 

July 9, 2020

 

Charlevoix Circle of Arts has been featured in the Travel Awaits article 'How To Spend The Perfect Weekend In Charming Charlevoix, Michigan':  https://www.travelawaits.com/2496068/weekend-in-charlevoix-michigan

ST. MARY'S SCHOOL VISITS THE CCA

February 20, 2020

 

Charlevoix's St. Mary's School pre-k class came to visit our "Best of the Charlevoix Photography Club" exhibit.  Students, teachers and parents had an opportunity to take in the exhibit of over 80 unique photographs by the local photography club.  We also created a photo-related activity for the students with the use Polaroid cameras for taking each other's Polaroids photos and creating a memorable cards to take home.

CHARLEVOIX CIRCLE OF ARTS RECEIVES MATCHING GRANT

October 31, 2019

 

Charlevoix Circle of Arts has been awarded a grant of $13,500 from the State of Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) and the National Endowment for the Arts. The grant was awarded through the MCACA peer review process and was one of 659 applications to compete for MCACA fiscal year 2020 funding.

 “This grant is so important because it provides support for administrative and operational costs that are essential to maintaining the programs and services of the Circle of Arts,” explained Sarah Matye, Executive Director. “We are so grateful for the state’s support of arts and culture opportunities that help to enhance the quality of life for those in our community,” said Matye.  

Organizations receiving a MCACA grant award are required to match those funds with other public and private dollars. Local contributions to the Charlevoix Circle of Arts received from individuals, members, businesses and foundations will help to meet the matching grant requirements.

For more information or to make a donation to the Charlevoix Circle of Arts please stop in, call (231) 547-3554, or visit the website www.charlevoixcircle.org.  The Charlevoix Circle of Arts is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and is located at 109 Clinton Street in downtown Charlevoix.

Above photo:  Amy Baldwin, Preschool teacher at St. Mary's School in Charlevoix, talking with her students during a visit to our CMU Children's Book Illustration exhibit in February 2019.

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CONTACT:

T: 231-547-3554

E: info@charlevoixcircle.org

109 Clinton Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720

OPEN:

Monday-Friday  11am - 4pm
Saturdays   11am - 3pm
*Open to vulnerable patrons on
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Our mission is to cultivate a more inspired and educated community through the arts.

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