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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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The Oregon Community Foundation seeking your ideas!

Jules Masterjohn of the Rogue Gallery and Art Center just sent us this email, saying “The Oregon Community Foundation WANTS TO HEAR FROM ARTS-INVOLVED southern Oregonians about what we need in the arts in southern Oregon. If you read her entire email, you will understand the impact that people’s voices will have on funding for the arts in Oregon!” This is very important to the future funding of arts and education in Oregon,as the OCF has just received a large gift, and they want our thoughts on how to prioritize the 6-7 million dollars in annual funding this gift will provide. Please read, and go to the survey using the link below to offer your opinion by answering 5 questions BEFORE JULY 6TH!!

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Elementary Art Outreach Program CONTINUES!

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the recipient of a $2,775 grant from the Reed and Carolee Walker Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation. The grant will help increase visual literacy among elementary school students by presenting discipline-based visual arts education. The gift will fund a 5th grade art curriculum at Jackson Elementary School in Medford.

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