The Mohawk Valley Collective is a local nonprofit dedicated to the restoration and adaptive reuse of two of our area’s historic architectural gems: Unity Hall (the former Universalist Church in Fort Plain) and the former West Hill School in Canajoharie. Our main mission is the acquisition/preservation of these deteriorated properties of historic or other significance in western/central Montgomery County and the return of those properties to productive use; the provision of venues for the visual/performing arts; and the fostering, development, promotion and encouragement of the arts, including support for artists and arts education for the general public.
Mohawk Valley Collective, Inc. also, in part, hopes to promote tourism and job creation; to serve as a clearinghouse for information about our communities’, regions’ and state’s historic, natural, cultural and recreational attractions, events and accommodations; and to make connections, so visitors will return.
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