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Classroom Connections/Educational Programs

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $74,042)

Amigos del Museo del Barrio will implement Classroom Connections, an arts education program, to all students in the South Bronx (Congressional District 16) in New York. The primary goals are 1) increase access to the arts for underserved children; 2) promote arts education; 3) support positive inter-cultural experiences; and 4) increase bilingual programming available to Latino and Caribbean students. The project activities include an artist in residency program, student exhibition, staff-development workshops, visits to El Museo del Barrio, and artist presentations.NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 6, 2006