National Endowment for the Arts announces $25.8 million in grants; Idaho receives two

The National Endowment for the Arts announced $25.8 million in the first round of 2014 funding for Art Works, Challenge America Fast-Track grants and Creative Writing Fellowships on Dec. 11.

Here are the two Idaho groups that received grants.

Trey McIntyre Project received $15,000 for the creation and presentation of “The Vinegar Works,” a new ballet by Trey McIntyre, inspired by the stories and illustrations of Edward Gorey. It is scheduled for a world premiere at Morrison Center on March 15 before embarking on a national tour.

The "Gashlycrumb Tinies" is one of Edward Gorey's most famous drawings. McIntyre describes his work as being on the line between charming and a little sick.

The “Gashlycrumb Tinies” is one of Edward Gorey’s most famous drawings. McIntyre describes his work as being on the line between charming and a little sick.

Community Building Partners in Post Falls receives $10,000 to present Ailey II at the Jacklin Arts and Cultural Center.

Find a complete list of NEA grants here.

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