OCEAN SPRINGS — The Walter Anderson Museum of Art (WAMA) in Ocean Springs is pleased to offer $250 Summer mini-grants to support regional artists. The purpose of these grants is to provide assistance to artists during a period of time when the museum has not been able to employ artists for public programs. Recipients of these mini-grants will contribute to future programs or activities of the Museum, such as artist talks, performances or workshops.
Artists of any discipline working in Mississippi, Louisiana or Alabama are eligible to apply. Applications are due June 30. Recipients will be announced July 14. Artists can apply at walterandersonmuseum.org.
“Culture is the soul of our communities, and it deserves ongoing support,” said Julian Rankin, director of the Walter Anderson Museum of Art. “This grant program is one small way that we can continue to empower the artists and makers in our midst.”
The number of mini-grants awarded will be determined by the strength of applications and available funds. To further support the program, 10 percent of all new memberships and donations to the museum in June will be given directly to artists through these mini-grants.
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