Midwest Theater receives Arts Council Grant

Friends of the Midwest Theater announced today (Friday) that it has been awarded a grant of $9,872 by the Nebraska Arts Council.

Nebraska Arts Council's Executive Director, Suzanne Wise, commended the Midwest Theater for its programs, noting that "The Midwest Theater does an outstanding job of providing arts activities in Scotts Bluff County and the surrounding region. It is through fine organizations like this that Nebraska's children receive a better education in the arts, and the quality of life is improved for all Nebraskans."

Executive Director Billy Estes says the grant will help support the 2013-2014 Midwest Theater Programming.

The theater's programming throughout the year includes mainstream and specialty films; visual and performing arts; school and community educational programming.

The Performing Arts Series 2013-2014 includes six performances.

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