Highlights of Art Aware

aabrochure historyArt Aware gives interactive presentations to all classes in selected Camden and Philadelphia elementary schools. (1991-present)
Art Aware Camden Students’ Peace Calendars and Posters produced and distributed. (1999-Present)
Art Aware sponsors trips to art museums and theatrical productions (1999-Present)
Exhibitions of Camden students’ artwork in public places such as Camden City Hall, Pathmark Supermarket, Cousin’s Supermarket, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden Children’s Garden, schools, classrooms, etc. (1998 – present)
Romare Bearden presentations and trips to Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City for 225 students from nine schools – Anyone Can Fly Foundation grant. (2004)
Awards from The State of New Jersey, Camden County Board of Freeholders and Camden City Council for being “an advocate for the rights of children and residents of the City of Camden.” (2001)
Art Aware classes in after-school and summer recreation sites and in the Camden Children’s Garden. (1991-2001)
Art Aware Camden Students’ Peace Calendars produced and distributed – 10,000 copies each year. (1999-2001)
John Overmyer, guest cartoonist/illustrator in Art Aware classes. (1997-2001)
Trips to Philadelphia Orchestra Children’s Concerts and follow-up classes in collaboration with American Association of University Women, Camden County Branch. (2001)
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation Grant provided trips to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and follow-up Art Aware classes. (1999)
Classes in Camden County Libraries sponsored by Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission. (1998)
Production of Art Aware video. (1998)
Award from Camden Country Board of Freeholders. (1998)
Classes at 23 Camden elementary schools for special area teachers of art, music and library. (1991-1996)
Paths/Prism Education Business Collaborative Grants for classes at Leidy, McCloskey and Fulton Elementary Schools, Philadelphia. (1993-1996)

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