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Engel Announces $20,000 in NEA Funding for Wave Hill

Engel Announces $20,000 in NEA Funding for Wave Hill

Bronx, NY— Congressman Eliot Engel, a member of the Congressional Arts Caucus, today announced the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has awarded a $20,000 grant for Wave Hill, Incorporated in the Bronx. The grant money will be used to provide workspaces, professional opportunities, and resources to encourage and support the development of local artists. 

“I am pleased the NEA has recognized the artistic and creative contributions made by Wave Hill, one of the great havens for artistic expression in New York’s 16th District,” Engel said. “As a long-time advocate of federal funding for the arts, I am always pleased to see vital federal dollars come into our community, especially when they will help expand creative and learning opportunities for local artists. I know Wave Hill will do a wonderful job ensuring this NEA grant will provide great benefits.”

““The NEA’s support is crucial to Wave Hill’s commitment to offering artists access to our incomparable site and our horticultural and curatorial expertise, as well as giving them an opportunity to engage with the public,” said Wave Hill Senior Director of Arts, Education and Programs, Jennifer McGregor.