Camden children need to be
tor the good work that they do!
Art Aware Newsletter
1701 South 4th Street
Camden, NJ 08014
The 2001 Peace Calendar
students' artwork is in production. In December, ten thousand copies
be distributed to every public and private elementary school classroom
in Camden, government offices, businesses, supermarkets, churches,
parents, citizens, etc.
Plans are underway to
with Rutgers University and the American Association of University
for Art Aware classes and trips for elementary school children in the
Dr. John Giannotti,
Chairman of the
Fine Arts Department of Rutgers will introduce the Calendar with a
stating how visual art in Camden contributes to peace in students'
and to the life of the city itself!
The following is a brief
of Art Aware activities from 7/1/99 to 6/30/00:
After ten years, Art Aware
being recognized as a creative influence in the schools, in the lives
Camden children and in the community. Camden's face is changing and Art
Aware and all of its supporters can take some of the credit.
Art Aware Peace
Calendars - 1)
10,000 Y2K Calendars produced and distributed, 2) interaction with 30
& private Camden elementary schools for 2001 Calendar contest, 3)
Calendar artwork chosen, layout completed.
Art Aware classes
- for approximately
2,000 students at public and private elementary schools, after-school
summer recreation sites.
Art Aware sponsored
trips - for
750 students to various sites including: 1) Philadelphia Museum of Art,
2) Camden Children's Garden at the N.J. State Aquarium, 3) Camden
Renaissance Arts Festival.
Aware exhibitions of
- (approx. 2,500 pieces) and student photos (approx. 500) at various
including: 1) elementary schools, 2) City Hall, 3) NJ State Aquarium
Camden Children's Garden, 4) UMDNJ (Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry
NJ), 5) Camden Neighborhood Renaissance Arts Festival, 6) Camden
Authority headquarters and recreation sites, 7) South Jersey Performing
Arts Center, 8) Blockbuster Sony E-Centre, 9) Campbell Soup Foundation,
10) L-3 Communications, 11) Camden Pathmark Supermarket.
Residents, young and old,
are smiling because, through Art Aware, they know some of the positive
accomplishments of Camden children and their wonderful artwork!
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17 April 2001, Updated 19 August