Michener Art Museum Receives Grant through PNC Arts Alive Initiative to Support Public Programming

. October 9, 2017

DOYLESTOWN, PA — For the second consecutive year, the James A. Michener Art Museum has received a grant through the PNC Arts Alive initiative of the PNC Foundation to support its public programming, which is aimed at increasing community engagement and inclusiveness through shared cultural experiences. With PNC Arts Alive grant, the Michener Art Museum will present the second annual Broadway Cabaret series featuring nationally known performers. A portion of the tickets will be made available free through an online sweepstakes open to the public. The lineup for the next Broadway Cabaret series, which will take place in the spring and summer of 2018, will be announced in January.

PNC Arts Alive is a multi-year initiative of the PNC Foundation dedicated to supporting visual and performing arts groups with the goal of increasing arts access and engagement in new and innovative ways.The Michener Art Museum is one of only 20 arts organizations in the Philadelphia and southern New Jersey region selected to receive the prestigious PNC Arts Alive grant, which is awarded for “bold thinking around increasing arts access and engagement.”

“Through PNC Arts Alive, we continue to help invigorate local arts organizations while bringing new and exciting programs to our community,” said Joe Meterchick, PNC regional president for Philadelphia, Delaware and Southern New Jersey. “The creativity and collaboration demonstrated by the local arts community is evident in the programs that will be introduced, while enabling new visitors and residents alike to experience a diverse range of exhibits and performances.”

“The PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener program allows us to welcome new audiences to our museum to hear world-class vocal talent while at the same time introducing them to world-class visual art at the Michener Art Museum,” said Lisa Tremper Hanover, director and CEO of the Michener Art Museum. “As evidenced by the success of last year’s program, we believe this amazing cabaret series made possible by PNC Arts Alive helps to establish the Michener as a premier go-to destination for quality, year-round arts experiences.”

For more information about PNC Arts Alive and the grant recipients, visit PNCArtsAlive.com. For more information about the Michener Art Museum, visit MichenerArtMuseum.org or call 215.340.9800.

Leslie Odom Jr. performed in the 2017 PNC Arts Alive Presents Broadway Cabaret at the Michener series

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