Urban Arts of Indianapolis
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Youth from throughout the city participated in the Summer Arts Academy in Indianapolis.
From June 18 through July 23, 2011 My City, My World teamed with the Urban Arts of Indianapolis Summer Arts Academy. With funding from Lilly Endowment, Inc., Urban Arts was able to upgrade the technology components of their programs by purchasing laptop computers, digital cameras and printers. This provided the needed infrastructure for the My City, My World Programs to develop a series of new media workshops for Indianapolis youth. UAI has received to We propose to implement this technology in the Our objective is to expand the world of our participants by connecting them with their peers in other countries starting with the My City, My World networks in Cuba and South Africa. Students will learn and share differences and similarities through internet interaction with youth of other cultures.
Kids in Arts
- Perform better in school
- Learn self expression
- Develop problem solving skills
- Develop social skills
- Learn creative thinking
- Learn discipline
- Learn cultural awareness
- Grow intellectually
- Learn to appreciate the arts
- Develop creative talents
Urban Arts of Indianapolis is a multicultural arts education organization
that employs the visual and performing arts to:
- Serve as a gateway to learning.
- Educate and inspire urban youth to become productive citizens.
present and promote the arts to stimulate intercultural understanding,cultural appreciation and enhancement of the
quality of life for all residents
Urban Arts of Indianapolis is a not for profit community arts program that has provided opportunities for youth, ages 5 - 18 to explore, experience and develop skills in visual arts, dance and music since 1996.