Recent Grants: Leonard and Renee Minsky Fund for Arts Education

2016 Grants

  • AOS 77, Eastport, for Children's Stage Adventure theater project, "Oliver Twist": $1,000
  • Asa C. Adams Elementary School, Orono, for the Asa Adams Arts and Literacy Celebration: $825
  • Bangor School Department, Bangor, for environmental printmaking for Bangor third-graders at Fruit Street, Abraham Lincoln, Downeast, Fourteenth Street and Vine Street schools: $825
  • Bangor School Department, Bangor, for Rhythms of the African New World for Bangor fourth- and fifth-graders at Fairmount and Mary Snow schools: $825
  • Bay Ridge Elementary School, Cutler, for A Rainforest Adventure: digital collages, intaglio prints, wall posters, and diorama: $850
  • Cherryfield Elementary School, Cherryfield, for Animal Habitats and Adaptions art project: $880
  • MSAD 19, Lubec, for Explore the Senses: Marine Science Illustration project at Lubec Elementary: $825
  • Princeton Elementary School, Princeton, for a pottery workshop with Shanna Wheelock: $975

2015 Grants

  • Bay Ridge Elementary School, Cutler, for the Tessellations of Nature project: drawing, prints, books, and wall mural: $1,000
  • Elm Street School, East Machias, for the Children's Stage Adventure production of "The Princess and the Pea": $1,000
  • Fairmount School, Bangor, for the strings workshop for Bangor fourth- and fifth-graders at Fairmount and Mary Snow schools: $1,000
  • Fairmount School, Bangor, for the Hands Made by Hands project: $1,000
  • Fruit Street School, Bangor, for the clay residency for Bangor third-graders at Fruit Street, Abraham Lincoln, Downeast, Fourteenth Street, and Vine Street schools: $1,000
  • Princeton Elementary School, Princeton, for the Fun with Mud project: $1,000

2014 Grants

  • Bay Ridge Elementary School, Cutler, for the Mapping Little Machias Bay printmaking project: $1,000
  • Eastport Elementary School, Eastport, for the Children's Stage Adventure production of "The Princess and the Pea": $1,000
  • Edmunds Consolidated School, Edmunds, for We Look to the Sea, Printmaking with the Tides Institute: $1,000
  •  Lubec Elementary School, Lubec, for Lubec's Lyrics project: $1,000
  • Princeton Elementary School, Princeton, for the Art of Illustration project: $1,000
  • Woodland School, Baileyville, for the Children's Stage Adventure production: $1,000

2013 Grants

  •  Asa C. Adams Elementary School, Orono, for the Oaxacan Wood Carving immersion project: $575
  • George B. Weatherbee School, Hampden, for Try, Try Again! A day with author Jennifer Jacobsen project: $1,000
  • Fruit Street School, Bangor, for exploring portraiture using graphite as a medium project: $1,000
  • Kingman Elementary School, Kingman, for the basic introduction to photography workshop: $1,000

2012 Grants

  • Ella Lewis School, Steuben, for the Steuben Community Mural project: $997.20
  • Princeton Elementary School, Princeton, for the Spring into Art project: $1,000
  • Robbinston Grade School, Robbinston, for the Dramatic Arts and Theatre Fundamentals from Conception to Fruition project: $1,000
  • Whiting Village School, Whiting, for an egg tempera workshop: $815

2011 Grants

  • Fruit Street, Downeast, 14th Street, Abraham Lincoln, & Vine Street Schools, Bangor, for the Introduction to Fiber Arts through the Making of Felted Balls project: $1,000
  • Corinna Elementary School, Corinna, for the Create a Picture Book about Maine project: $1,000
  • Eddington Elementary & Holden Elementary Schools, Eddington and Holden, for the Turning Art into Rhymes project: $1,000
  • Fairmount School, Bangor, for the Quiltmaker’s Gift project: $1,000