‘Thank You!’ to the National Endowment for the Arts

Jansen Art Center Receives National Endowment for the Arts Grant

The National Endowment for the Arts is awarding the Jansen Art Center a grant of $10,000 to support the 2019/2020 Performance Season.

Lynden, WA August 9, 2019 – Jansen Art Center announced …

Jansen Art Center is pleased to announce themselves as a recipient of the National Endowment for the Arts Grant. This grant was awarded to Jansen Art Center – a non-profit Art Center whose vision is to be a vibrant place in our region where the arts flourish, where artists mentor others to find their creative expression, and where the community supports the arts for future generations. Received from the National Endowment for the Arts; the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities, in the amount of $10,000 to support the 2019/2020 Performance Season.

“All Americans should have access to the arts,” said Mary Anne Carter, acting chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. “Grants such as this one to the Jansen Art Center are an important part of the National Endowment for the Arts’ work to ensure people in communities both large and small across the nation have the opportunity to experience the arts.”

“We are honored to receive funding from the National Endowment for the Arts”, said Vin Quenneville, Executive Director of the Jansen Art Center. “The NEA recognizes organizations at the highest level and this grant will aid in making our 2019/2020 performances accessible to everyone in our community.”

National Endowment for the Arts

Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the Arts Endowment supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America’s rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. Visit arts.gov to learn more.

Concert Series at the J

No longer a well-kept secret for locals, the J’s Concert Series continues to garner notoriety from discriminating concert enthusiasts with acclaimed musicians offering diverse entertainment in an unparalleled venue. The intimate setting of 100 seats creates an extraordinary concert experience with the opportunity to meet and interact with musicians. Historic hardwood floors and a vaulted ceiling enhances each performance, showcasing our Schimmel grand piano. Just as previous seasons which headlined classical, ragtime, bluegrass, jazz and riveting vocals, the upcoming series is designed to delight and inspire. Visit our performances page to learn more.

In addition, we host three community Jazz Band performances and a youth concert series, Sunday @ 3 – all of which are supported by this grant.