CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the Coral Springs Museum of Art a $10,000 grant to support Coral Springs Museum of Art's various art classes for kids, teens and adults and specialty programming.
"The National Endowment for the Arts is committed to ensuring all Americans have access to the arts, whether they are in a small or large, rural or urban area," said NEA Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter. "We are proud to support organizations, such as the Coral Springs Museum of Art, that are providing opportunities for more people to experience and engage in the arts in their communities."
The Coral Springs Museum of Art was selected as the beneficiary for the National Endowment for the Arts grant due to the Museum's efforts to make art available to all regardless of age, gender or race. In addition to offering a variety of art classes and programs for kids, teens and adults, the Museum also offers specialty programming such as Healing With Art, Art for Warriors, the Kaleidoscope: the Beauty of Autism program, Art Full Saturday for families with young children, and Summer in the Studio, a one-of-a-kind summer camp experience for budding artists.
"We are so grateful to the NEA for selecting the Museum as one of the grant recipients," said Julia Andrews, Executive Director of the Coral Springs Museum of Art. "With this funding the entire Museum team will continue to work to make art accessible to everyone in the community and provide a place where creative freedom is at the forefront."
Art classes for kids, teens and adults are offered in The Studio at the Coral Springs Museum of Art and are guided by professional artists who educate. The Museum invites community members from all different backgrounds and abilities to explore, question and experiment with a range of classes in painting, realistic expressionism, watercolor, mixed media painting, drawing, comic book design, drawing techniques, and teen jewelry making and technology.
The Coral Springs Museum of Art is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the Museum's programming and events call (954) 340-5000 or visit www.coralspringsmuseum.org.
About the National Endowment for the Arts
Established by Congress in 1965, the National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their creative capacities. Through partnerships with state arts agencies, local leaders, other federal agencies, and the philanthropic sector, the NEA supports arts learning, affirms and celebrates America's rich and diverse cultural heritage, and extends its work to promote equal access to the arts in every community across America. Visit arts.gov to learn more about NEA.
About Coral Springs Museum of Art
The Coral Springs Museum of Art serves Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade Counties, Florida, by offering an art immersion experience focused on celebrating present-day, nationally recognized and Florida artists who create Traditional, Modern and Postmodern art. Since its opening in early 1997, the Museum has hosted more than one million visitors and students and exhibited the work of more than 200 artists in its galleries, including well-known artists such as Alexandra Nechita, Romero Britto, Wolf Kahn, Duane Hansen, Clyde Butcher, Jose Bedia, Royo, Yuroz, Dale Chihuly and Toulouse-Lautrec. The Museum, which features a permanent collection and an extensive sculpture garden, is open to the public and offers numerous classes, programs, events and exhibits for children and adults. For more information, visit coralspringsmuseum.org.
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