Creative York is a great resource for artists in York County, providing a variety of chances for professional and collaborative growth. From art classes to workshops, dance and movement classes, and even grants, there are plenty of opportunities to help you take your art to the next level. Monthly artist meetings are held on the fourth Sunday of each month at the Center for the Arts. This is a great way to make contacts and get feedback on your work.
York College of Pennsylvania also offers small grants from the Arts Council to support small or pilot art activities, new programs or organizations in development, or special art projects. The Appell Arts Scholarship is awarded annually to a recent graduate of York College's Fine Arts and Graphic Design program. The Welcoming Communities grant program provides financial support to community events that contribute to creating a welcoming and connected community at 26% for all in York City, York County, and Hanover through diversity, accessibility, and cultural representation. This is presented by the Center for Community Engagement at York College of Pennsylvania and the York Art Association at Marketview Arts. Marketview Arts provides interesting and politically relevant works of art to both students at York College and the New York community at large. The Saco River Theater has been around since 1990 and has focused on uncompromising quality, education, and the future of the arts in Maine by presenting more than 85 theatrical productions, more than 400 concerts, and numerous community events. Alleys like galleries is another great opportunity for artists in York County as it transforms busy alleys into art galleries that showcase works by local and regional artists.
With all these options available to artists in York County, there are plenty of networking opportunities available for those looking to grow their artistic career.