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THE ARTS

Nationally-known artist Ted Ellis at GCAC's Evening of ArtThe objective of The Arts facet is to encourage appreciation of and support for the arts and cultural enrichment. The Arts facet’s goals have expanded to:

  • enhance the knowledge and appreciation of youth and adults for the fine arts and the contributions of the African American artists

  • create greater opportunities for exposure to and experience in the various art forms

Program Highlights

  • "Ambassadors for Art Program at Galveston's Ambassadors Preparatory Academy"

  • African American Heritage Festival at the Moody Center

  • An Afternoon of Storytelling at Faith United Methodist Church - Dickinson

  • Reach Out and Touch African American Heritage

  • Lecture and Workshop by National Artist - Ted Ellis

  • Creation of the Friendship Quilt

  • Music Workshop at Heritage Christian Academy

  • “The Eternal Gift” Theatrical Production

  • Artist Loft Gallery Visit

  • Celebrating the Arts

  • Educational Ballet Workshop

  • Clear Lake Metropolitan Ballet

  • “An Evening of Art” introduced in 2004 to promote the arts by showcasing artists and their works in the chapter service area

  • Lauren Anderson Scholarship in the Arts which benefits deserving students interested in the study of the arts

  • “Art Crawl” - a collaborative effort with Local Area Cluster to celebrate the contribution of African Americans in the fine arts

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