The Opus 40 Sculpture Park in West Saugerties has gained a $300,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Basis for the restore and conservation of the bluestone sculpture created by means of the past due artist and Bard School professor Harvey Fite. This award from the Mellon Basis will fit a grant of the similar measurement from the Nationwide Parks Carrier’s Save The us’s Treasures program introduced in September. The grants will underwrite restore and preservation to the sculpture on the middle of Opus 40’s 57-acre assets.
The Opus 40 personnel have been interviewing for the management crew to lead the conservation procedure, adhering to the aggressive bidding processes stipulated by means of federal grants.
Opus 40 used to be additionally just lately award a grant of $49,500 for common running bills in 2022 by means of the New York State Council at the Arts.