The Arthur Griffin Foundation for Winchester was established by renowned nationally acclaimed photographer and Winchester resident, Arthur Griffin, to provide scholarships and grants to support the education of young visual artists in pursuit of a professional career in the visual arts and K-12 innovative art programs within the Winchester Public Schools Art Department.
The Former Community Beautification Grant Archives
Community Beautification Grants
|Photoville Fence in Winchester, MA (2021)
|Photoville Fence in Winchester, MA
Video documentation of the installation by the AGF Interns’ Emma Illidge and Sophie Franhill created during COVID-19. Learn more at https://griffinmuseum.org/event/the-photoville-fence-in-winchester/.
|The Proposed Winchester Cultural District
The 2017 – 2018 AGF Interns were charged with creating a presentation of hypothetical vignettes of environmental art installations in three zones established by the Winchester Cultural Development Visioning Team. This presentation was introduced to the Winchester Select Board an order to enlist their support for the establishment of a cultural District in town.
|Stained Glass Window Restoration at Sanborn House
Restoration plus preservation equals beautification.
|Exterior Lighting of the Sanborn House
Lighting a community treasure.
|Waterfield to Shore Road Street Scape Charrette
A community working to realize a shared vision.
|Aberjona River Initiatives
Envisioning the restoration of the natural beauty of the river.
Getting around town.
Community Beautification Intern Grants
We applaud our interns’ work as we help prepare for Winchester’s cultural future. Thanks to Mark Bacon, Ella Hodges, Vihara Wickramasinghe and Natalia Tecca.