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2013 National Guild for Community Arts Education and MetLife Foundation’s Creative Aging Program Grant
Posted – April 08, 2013
Baltimore Clayworks was one of eleven non-profit organizations in 2013 to receive funding from National Guild for Community Arts Education and MetLife Foundation’s Creative Aging Program to support high quality ceramics classes through the Community Arts program.
Baltimore Clayworks has offered robust ceramics programming for senior adults in Baltimore’s underserved communities since 2004. With generous funding from the National Guild for Community Arts Education and MetLife Foundation from 2009-2011, Clayworks was able to deepen, expand and increase the quality and frequency of programming.
In 2013, Baltimore Clayworks will enhance the experience and abilities of our programming by deepening the artistic quality, expand the number of participants, and raise the visibility of its beginner and advanced ceramics programs for underserved older adults in Baltimore City. Participants will co-develop the ceramics curriculum for the 2013 program year, create high quality ceramics through experiencing visiting artists in their classes, and attend field trips to arts institutions and conferences. Participants will also develop a portfolio of work to be exhibited at local galleries and institutions, online and nationally at the 2014 National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA)
Baltimore Clayworks thanks the National Guild For Community Arts Education and MetLife Foundation for continuous and generous funding of senior adult ceramics programs in community.
To read more about the National Guild for Community Arts Education please visit their website: http://nationalguild.org/About.aspx