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Rogue Gallery Receives Grant to Fund Elementary Arts Outreach Program Expansion

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center receives a grant from Fred W. Fields Fund and Butch & Richard Fraley Charitable Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the recipient of an $11,500 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to fund their Elementary Arts Outreach Program Expansion. The Elementary Arts Outreach Program will benefit seven fifth grade classes from Jackson, Kennedy, Wilson and Washington Elementary Schools throughout the 2013-2014 school year with visual arts education including classroom visits by an artist educator and field trips to the Rogue Gallery & Art Center.

 

The Program began five years ago with one fifth grade class at Jackson Elementary in response to the lack of formal visual arts education in the elementary school curriculum. With the generous support of foundations and in partnership with the Medford Public School District, the Rogue Gallery & Art Center expanded

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Kids sell fruit snacks to save their arts program! video | Keep the Arts in Public Schools | causes.com

A group of kids in Maine created a campaign selling fruit snacks to save their arts program. They made this video to explain the importance of their efforts. They even got a local advertiser. Share this video with five friends and invite them to join, today! It’s important.

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Where the Magic Happens: Bandon Arts & Culture Club

Bandon Arts and Culture Club. Photo by Geneva Miller.

Bandon Arts and Culture Club offers after school enrichment for Bandon’s middle school students. Now in its third year, the program is filled to capacity with students on a waiting list. The club is supported financially by grants and donations and benefits from dedicated volunteers. Harbor Lights Principal Deborah Greenfield encouraged Affatati to launch the program for students who were not interested in sports or other extracurricular activities then offered at the school.

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Where the Magic Happens: Bandon Arts & Culture Club

Bandon Arts and Culture Club offers after school enrichment for Bandon’s middle school students. Now in its third year, the program is filled to capacity with students on a waiting list. The club is supported financially by grants and donations and benefits from dedicated volunteers. Harbor Lights Principal Deborah Greenfield encouraged Affatati to launch the program for students who were not interested in sports or other extracurricular activities then offered at the school.

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Help Us Obtain An Art Trailer To Teach Kids In Our Community

Central Point, OR – October 31, 2011 – Central Point is in the running for $10,000 in this month’s Pepsi Refresh Everything contest! The $10,000 would be used to purchase an enclosed trailer that would be jammed pack with items needed for various art projects. All we need from you is your vote! If you value the arts, then please support us by visiting www.refresheverything.com/centralpointarts. You can also text in your vote to 73774 (Pepsi), just type in “109450”. Learn more…

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