News

Eco del Sur on NPR’s World Cafe

Council member Jorge Gomez of Eco del Sur was a recent guest on NPR's World Cafe program on WXPN in Philadelphia.  The group seeks to preserve the heritage and culture of different Latin American regions. Their music includes a wide range of styles and rhythms influenced by the Pre-Columbian, Spanish, and African cultural heritages.  Listen to their "Latin Roots" segment

Read more

New Hope Arts

Congratulations to our members and friends at New Hope Arts on receiving a grant from PNC Arts Alive for their Outdoor Sculpture Project! Recipients were selected for bold thinking around increasing arts access and engagement. New Hope Arts Executive Director, Carol Cruickshanks, commented on the perfect match between the PNC Arts Alive mission and the essential needs of revitalizing the outdoor

Read more

Golden Anniversary at BCCC

Congratulations to Bucks County Community College on celebrating their golden anniversary! Since its founding in 1964, Bucks has brought affordable higher education to residents of the county and beyond. It was launched as part of the burgeoning community college movement in the U.S. that sought to bring college within reach for all citizens. We are grateful to former president of

Read more

Artists’ Homes and Studios

One of our members, Sandy Askey-Admas has been featured in a new book, "Artists' Homes and Studios," a behind-the-scenes look of the art world touring the homes and studios of 86 international artists. You can find the book here on Amazon.  If you make your purchase through Amazon Smile, you can designate the Arts & Cultural Council as your charity

Read more

Baroque Radio Show

Congratulations to ACCBC members La Fiocco on receiving a Project Stream grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts!  La Fiocco is a non-profit professional early music organization that performs vocal and instrumental music of the Baroque and early Classical eras. Dr. Lewis R. Baratz, Artictic Director is also hosting a new radio program, "The Well-Tempered Baroque" on WWFM The

Read more

Oscar Hammerstein Museum

The Arts & Cultural Council has learned that plans for developing Oscar Hammerstein's farm into a theater and museum have been presented to Doylestown Township supervisors.  We understand that this is a somewhat controversial issue for area residents and further information can be found here.  Below is a recent article in the Daily Intelligencer published on Dec. 7th.  Click the

Read more

Tara King Receives Visit Bucks Award

Congratulations to our board president and arts advocate, Tara King on receiving the Visit Bucks County Award for her significant contribution to the tourism and hospitality industry in Bucks County!  Tara serves as the Executive Director of the Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce providing resources and visibility within the Upper Bucks busniess community.  This is a well deserved acknowledgement, once

Read more

The Youth Orchestra of Bucks County Tours Italy

Earlier this summer, the Youth Orchestra of Bucks County provided its members with the amazing opportunity to tour Italy! They were abroad for about a week and were able to share their musical talents in 4 concerts during the tour. The cities they visited include Padova, Venice, Verona, Tuscany, Lucca (the birth place of Puccini), Via Reggio, Florence, Siena, Rome

Read more

Radio Interview on Bux Mont Live

We were recently invited to speak on a local talk show, "Bux Mont Live" on WNPV AM 1440 in Lansdale.  We were happy to discuss the recent activities of the Arts & Cultural Council and the various groups we are partnering with.  The show aired on June 28th.  If you missed it,  click on the Mp3 attachment here below to

Read more

Bucks County Symphony Orchestra Receives Award

Congratulations to the Bucks County Symphony Orchestra who were honored with an award acknowledging 60 years of outstanding service in the Performing Arts! The award was presented by the Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County at the annual members reception at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown on June 12th. The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, its members

Read more
1 2 3 4 5
Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.