Amherst Glebe Arts Response (AGAR)
Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. was founded as a Virginia Not-for-Profit Corporation in March 2006. The Internal Revenue Service has determined that AGAR is a tax exempt organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Code.
AGAR's mission is to bring, commission and develop or present programs in professional arts, humanities, design, historic architecture, arts for young people, arts education, and arts in healthcare to residents of Amherst County, Virginia, and others around the world.
AGAR has often produced and presented arts and humanities programs and exhibitions in collaboration with other community venues from the Amherst County Museum, Library and Public Schools to the Monacan Ancestral Museum, the Legacy Museum for African-American History, Centra Health's Fairmont Crossing Rehabilitation Center and the University of Virginia Health System's Surgery Waiting Room. AGAR produces and presents performances and workshops of music, theater, and dance, presents poetry, historical readings, and lectures, facilitates exhibits of visual art and film, and conducts Amherst County oral history projects. AGAR was a major presenter for the heritage celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Amherst County. AGAR has been funded by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust.
In 2017, AGAR co-presented its Commissioned chamber opera, Aaron Garber's "Romania: Revolution 1989" in the Romanian National Opera House, Timisoara.
AGAR was a major presenter for the heritage celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Amherst County and the 100th Anniversary events for the Town of Amherst, Virginia. AGAR projects have been funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, by Arts Midwest, by Virginia Commission for the Arts; by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and the Greater Lynchburg Community Trust as well as by foundations, corporations and individuals.
Board of Directors
Lynn Kable, President
Lynn Andrew Hanson, Vice President
Edward Kable, Secretary
J. Hardy Hubbard
Lawrence Janow, esq.
Amelia Moody, PhD
Marcia Robertson, PhD
Board of Advisors
Beverly Campbell Jones
Amherst Glebe Arts Response (AGAR) Our mission is to bring, commission and develop or present programs in professional arts, humanities, arts for young people, arts Iin education, and arts in healthcare to residents of Amherst County, Virginia, and others around the world.
Amherst Glebe Arts Response, Inc. (AGAR)
156 Patrick Henry Highway
Amherst, VA 24521
PO Box 117
Clifford, VA 24533