Making Art Accessible for Economically Disadvantaged Children

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How do you get young kids interested in art? Give them a paintbrush, canvas and a little direction.

That is what the YWCA of the Central Carolinas did for 161 economically disadvantaged children.

Partially funded with a $7,500 ASC Cultural Access grant, their arts enrichment program allowed children, ranging in age from 5 to 12, to visit the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and brought local artist Sherrica ‘Swan’ Cole to each of the YWCA sites to teach the children about different types of art, art history and how to create their own masterpiece.

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