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Concord Hospital, Crotched Mountain among Arts in Health grant recipients for 2015

An adaptive dance program at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center and a series of workshops for health facilities in the North Country, among others, will receive additional support in the year ahead through the New Hampshire Arts in Health Care grant program.

The New Hampshire State Council on the Arts announced the six recipients of 2015 grants in a press release yesterday.

The largest grants, according to the release, will go toward the Arts Alliance of New Hampshire’s “Seeding Arts Programs” – “a pilot program that will provide arts in health care professional development sessions for staff, artists in residency days and workshops” – and Crotched Mountain’s dance rehabilitation program. Each will receive $4,500.

Pinkerton Academy will get $3,870 for an artist in residency and a related production, while Concord Hospital will get $3,765 for work related to children and families receiving cancer treatment, according to the release. An additional $2,525 will go toward Genesis Behavioral Health for a program called “Transformations: Painted Furniture and Personal Growth for Youth,” and $1,875 will go toward the League of NH Craftsmen’s Hanover Branch for a series of workshops dealing with metals and other materials, according to the release.

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