Summer Media Arts Showcase Gives Way to
Exciting Fall Arts Programs
|Student-produced video, "What Does Peace Mean to You?" Academy Street Firehouse, June 2012|
This summer, our program at the Academy Street Firehouse
, Newark, focused on creating original PSA's on healthy eating. Lead by Teaching Artist Chelsea Manifold
two groups of children in grades 1-4 and grades 5-8 participated in a five-week media arts program where they learned about cameras, sound equipment, interviewing techniques, and animation.
New Audition Prep Class debuts at Cypress Hill LDC / IS 171
|Photo credit: Corey Hughes|
We are truly excited to be expanding our program this September to offer an intensive, five-week audition preparation workshop for 7th and 8th graders at our Cypress Hills LDC/ IS 171 partnership.
ATG Gears Up for November Youth, I.N.C. Celebration Event
Arts to Grow is honored to have been chosen by Youth, I.N.C to participate in the Celebration Fundraising Training program, a multi-year capacity building service grant. Youth, I.N.C's annual investment in 14 promising, small to mid-sized youth organizations is designed to strengthen fundraising capacity and has helped more than 100 organizations raise over $40 million since 1995.
We invite you to join us in the annual culminating event A Celebration to Benefit New York Kids on November 12, 2012
, at the Waldorf Astoria New York where we will collectively "celebrate with others who believe that change starts by serving those most in need."
Your individual ticket at $300 or a sponsorship starting at $1,000
, directly impacts the number of children who can participate in our programs in 2013.
whose efforts make this capacity building program a success.
Newark Star-Ledger Highlights Mallory King
Read the article in the Newark Star-Ledger
Volunteer Spotlight: Melissa Brown
As an active pro-bono consultant to Arts to Grow, Melissa Brown has applied her background as an advocate for students with disabilities, her skills in project development, and her passions for children and the arts to several important ATG initiatives in just a few months.