News Gallery Curator explains where Ontario Arts Council funds go SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Friday, Nov. 28th, 2014 Local MPP Laurie Scott is congratulating local organizations who received grants from the Ontario Arts Council. Laurie Carmount, Curator of the Agnes Jamieson Art Gallery explains the five thousand dollars they received went toward an exhibit they wouldn’t have been able to do without it. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ARTS-FUNDING-1.mp3″] Carmount explains what the exhibit, called Sensory, was about. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ARTS-FUNDING-2.mp3″] Another successful recipient was the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council. Carmount explains they received a grant for just over nine thousand dollars to cover operating costs, which she says is rare. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ARTS-FUNDING-3.mp3″] Carmount says a grant like this is something many arts councils across the province rely on. [sc_embed_player fileurl=”http://cfzn.moosefm.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ARTS-FUNDING-4.mp3″] She says the Haliburton Highlands Arts Council recently welcomed a new board, who are organizing themselves in the next month to determine what the next year has in store.