These New West groups are getting a boost from the B.C. Arts Council

New Westminster groups are among those benefiting from money from the B.C. Arts Council.

A new round of grants was just announced by the province, including slightly more than $68,000 for three New West groups: $20,000 for the New Westminster Museum and Archives, $27,559 for the Arts Council of New Westminster, and $20,500 for the Savage Production Company.

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“Local arts organizations are critical to the vibrancy of communities, and equipped with this additional funding, these organizations will benefit more people in New Westminster,” said MLA Judy Darcy in a press release.

The money is designed for programs that encourage more inclusivity and accessibility in the creative sector, including those that support emerging Indigenous artists.

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