Proposed Budget Cuts Spark CCA ‘Listening Tour’
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Brown-Bag Lunch Feb. 9 in Montrose

In the wake of a likely 50 percent cut for the Colorado Council on the Arts’ funding for granting, the agency has scheduled a Listening Tour from January 30 through February 10 to elicit public feedback as to which are the most critical areas in which state investment is essential to support the state’s creative economy.

This public feedback will help the agency determine future budget priorities.

The Listening Tour comes to Montrose Monday, Feb. 9, in the Montrose School District board room at 126 S. 5th Street, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

CCA has also canceled its March 12 grant deadline for the 2009-10 Grants to Artists and Organizations (GAO) and Success through Art (StART Schools) grants.

The Council has also posted an online survey on the web site. This will only take a few minutes and will provide important input regarding the role of state funding for arts activities and creative enterprises in communities around the state.

CCA Listening Tour Schedule Friday, January 30

City of Fort Collins Community Room

215 N. Mason Street, Ft. Collins

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.*

Sunday, February 1

Old Town Museum

420 S 14th St., Burlington

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Monday, February 2

Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center,3rd Floor

Helen T. White Gallery Bldg.

210 N. Santa Fe Ave., Pueblo

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.*

Tuesday, February 3

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton Street, Denver

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.*

Saturday, February 7

Serendipity Coffee Shop

576 Yampa, Craig

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 7

Depot Arts Center, 1001 13th St., Steamboat Springs

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Sunday, February 8

Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts

601 E 6th St., Glenwood Springs

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Monday, February 9

Montrose School District, Board Room

126 S. 5th Street, Montrose

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.*

For more information, please email coloarts@state.co.us

* Brown Bag lunches welcome. No red or purple drinks, please.
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