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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ last=”yes” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]Six cultural arts organizations in Pearland were awarded a total of $30,000 in grant funds from the Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Supporting arts in the Pearland area, the 2016 Cultural Arts Grant recipients offer programming encouraging visitors to Pearland.

“We’re very proud to recognize six, thriving organizations in Pearland as this year’s award recipients,” according to Kim Sinistore, executive director of the Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau.  “These organizations create programs and attractions that draw visitors to Pearland and support our overall mission of increasing tourism.”

Recipients include the Global Organization for Divinity, Kid’s Backporch Productions, Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture, Pearland Arts League, Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts, and Pearl Theater Guild. Each organization produces events celebrating the arts as varied as exhibits, theater productions, cultural festivals, and published author lectures.

The Pearland Cultural Arts Grant program, since its inception in 2010, encourages applications with an emphasis on cultural arts in Pearland.  Funded through the Hotel Motel Occupancy Tax, the program is administered by the Pearland Convention & Visitors Bureau and requires marketing, promotion and increased tourism activity in Pearland.[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][fusion_builder_column type=”1_2″ last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”” animation_direction=”” animation_speed=”0.1″ class=”” id=””][fusion_text]

Representatives from the Pearland Arts League, Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture, and the Pearl Theater are shown.
Representatives from the Pearland Arts League, Pearland Alliance for Arts & Culture, and the Pearl Theater are shown.

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Representatives from Global Organization for Divinity, the Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts, and Kid’s Backporch Productions are shown.
Representatives from Global Organization for Divinity, the Pearland Foundation for the Performing and Visual Arts, and Kid’s Backporch Productions are shown.

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