Who: Arts Every Day and Cecil Elementary School
What: Arts Every Day’s 2017 Impact Fund awarded $20,000 to five Baltimore City Public Schools to implement large scale arts projects that will have a long-term impact on their students and surrounding community. One of the awardees, Cecil Elementary School, will be unveiling a brand new mural during their back to school barbeque. The celebration will include free food and beverages, school supply backpacks for students, and school tours.
When: Thursday, August 31st at 1pm
Where: Cecil Elementary School: 2000 Cecil Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21218
Why: The back to school event and mural unveiling celebrates how Baltimore City teachers, artists, and students have used arts as a source of community building, healing, and understanding in their school communities.
About Arts Every Day
Arts Every Day (AED) is proud to be a driving force in building and sustaining a Baltimore City that values public education through creativity, art, and culture. A 501(c) 3 founded in 2006 as one in only eight organizations originally funded by the Ford Foundation, AED works to ensure all Baltimore City Public Schools students have access to the arts every day through arts education, arts programming, and arts-integrated instruction. Arts Every Day works toward this goal through the forging of partnerships with schools and the arts and cultural community over the long-term to inspire lasting change.