New office location

While our office remains within the Constitution Square complex, please note that we have moved to a rear office in the McKinney Conference Center. Hours vary; it’s best to call ahead. Call Mimi Becker, 859-236-2361, ext 111.

The Kentucky Arts Council, the state arts agency, provides operating support to the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Criteria

Nominations   Applicants may be nominated by a teacher, parent/guardian or arts instructor. Awards are determined without regard to sex, race, religion, country of origin by an impartial group of members of the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County, and are authorized by its Board of Directors.

Eligibility   To receive a scholarship award, not to exceed $150, children must meet the following criteria:
1.  intend to participate in an arts class or activity that originates in Boyle County, Kentucky
2. be between the age of 3 and 18
3.  have financial need
4.  demonstrate capability and/or interest in an arts discipline or activity.

Qualifying Activities   Examples of programs/activities that qualify for an annual award include:

  • private or class lessons in music, art, dance, or drama
  • Heritage Area String Program
  • Danville Children’s Choir
  • West T. Hill Community Theatre
  • participation in a regional, state, or national competition (such as associated travel expenses)
  • musical instrument rental

Applications   If you have questions about the program or application process, please request an application by contacting Mimi Becker at 859-236-2361, ext. 111, or arts@historicdanvilleky.com.

Acknowledgments   In accepting these funds, the arts organization or instructor agrees to acknowledge support provided by the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County in material published by that organization or instructor for the duration of the child’s participation and to provide copies of the publication to the Arts Commission. This acknowledgment should include the following statement:

Participation in this event was made possible in part by the McKune Visual Arts Scholarship Program, the Powell Performing Arts Scholarship Program or the Lockhart Art is Vital Fund. All programs are developed and funded through the efforts and activities of the Arts Commission of Danville/Boyle County.