ART AFTER SCHOOL: A SUCCESSFUL WAY TO REACH YOUTH IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

ART AFTER SCHOOL: A SUCCESSFUL WAY TO REACH YOUTH IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

By: Brite, Jane Fassett

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Art After School: A successful way to reach youth in your neighborhood is a guide, training and reference book about after-school art programming for children and teenagers. This book is based on years of real life experience s seeing the positive influence the arts can have on young people, particul arly in high crime areas. Art after-school programming can offer a new dime nsion to intervention and prevention for at-risk youth. Art After School is a blueprint on how to go beyond walls to build partnerships with schools ( elementary through college level), public and private agencies and business es to form a network of support and growth that can strengthen an entire co mmunity. Although at-risk children are often referred to the Art After Scho ol concept works with all children and in a variety of settings from urban neighborhoods to rural outposts. Art After School is a complete guide for the reader who wants to integrate arts programming into an on-going program or initiate an art program at a s tand alone site. The authors discuss and advise on all aspects of such vent ures including: selecting a site, financial plans and budgets, staffing, us ing artists as teachers, planning projects, area school, business and commu nity collaborations, community or public art, fundraising,writing and admin istering grants and how to initiate and conduct a publicity campaign for yo ur program. In addition the authors include sample art projects and an exte nsive resource list. The focus of Art After School is the visual arts, but music, poetry, theater as well as any combination of art forms can benefit from this program blueprint. Art After.

Title: ART AFTER SCHOOL: A SUCCESSFUL WAY TO REACH YOUTH IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Author Name: Brite, Jane Fassett

Categories: Crafts,

Publisher: Community Arts Consultants: 2003

ISBN Number: 096610210X

ISBN Number 13: 9780966102109

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: RWARE0000041084