Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Starting Artists, Inc. Smackdown & Summer Program 2010

Starting Artists, Inc. is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which benefits under-served teenagers in Brooklyn, NY through hands-on classes in visual arts and entrepreneurship.  SA's free after-school classes in media arts and business prepare and inspire youth to create arts-based enterprises.  Visit us online at www.startingartists .org.

Starting Artists Smackdown
Think art is not a spectator sport?  Think again!  Cheer on your favorite team as they compete in this live art competition to benefit SA's free Afterschool Program for teens.  The Smackdown will also feature a silent auction, music food, and drink specials (21+).

Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010 from 6pm to 10pm
Where: @ The Gallery Bar, 120 Orchard Street, LES, NYC
Price: $20 pre-sale, $25 at the door
Visit: www.startingartists .org/smackdown for info and tickets

Starting Artists Summer Program 2010
Get inspired, get creative, and get to work this summer at Starting Artists!    Each of the 5 Summer Program weeks features a new, exciting theme which guides its lessons & activities.  Fees include lunch every day, 4 field trips to cultural institutions throughout NYC, workshops with guest artists, access & guidance to all SA supplies including digital cameras, computer lab, and video cameras.

Dates: 5 weeks; 4 days each: July 12 - August 12
Time: 11am - 5pm
Fee: $150 per student, per week; some internships/ scholarships available
Ages: Middle & high school students, ages 12-19
To enroll: Visit www.startingartists .org/programs to download the application or call 718.701.5483 to request one.

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