African American Heritage Music Project

Organization:
Kinston Arts Council, Inc.
Amount:
$148,205.00
Program Area:
Community Assistance Initiative
County of Applicant:
Lenoir
Description:

This Community Assistance Initiative grant focuses on the development of educational and tourism destination spaces at two public sites that will incorporate the story of the heritage of African-American music in Kinston/Lenoir County. The All America Park and the Neuseway Park will be outfitted with interactive, innovative educational spaces that include visual and interactive digital media in which visitors can actively participate. This project will provide enhancement of entranceways to the community, increase tourism, provide a snapshot of the community’s heritage and diversity, and provide an educational experience. This project leverages $77,500 in NCDOT funds and $15,000 from the NC Arts Council.

Contact:
Ms. Sandy Landis 400 N. Queen Street P.O. Box 3554 Kinston, North Carolina 28501-3554 (252) 527-2517
Areas Served:
Lenoir

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