For Immediate Release
November 1, 2016
Contact: Haley Baas
Arts for Learning
Phone (317) 925-4043×120
Arts for Learning Receives Grant from Blue River Community Foundation
Indianapolis – November 1, 2016…Arts for Learning has received $5,000 in funding from the Blue River Community Foundation. The grant will be used for an extension of the Fresh StART program at Southwestern Elementary. Over 270 students will engage in Arts for Learning workshops that focus on creating a safe and vibrant community through collaborative art. The lead teaching artist will install a public artwork near the school that will be showcased at a culminating community event.
As the oldest and largest provider of professional arts in education programs in the state, Arts for Learning works with more than 60 teaching artists who provide performances, workshops and residencies to schools, libraries, parks and community organizations. Arts for Learning reaches more than 61,000 Indiana children and youth every year.