Virtual Spotlight: After School @ MMCC

We are thrilled to announce that Arts Horizons has truly gone national through our new virtual learning through the arts initiative – Arts Horizons at a Distance. AH Teaching Artist Jacqueline Arias is an Arizona-based digital photographer who is currently conducting a virtual livestream Digital Photography program for students in our longtime partner Mosholu Montefiore Community Center‘s after school program in Bronx, New York! Jacqueline’s project for the day was to create a special Black History Month-themed digital poster. Students had to select their favorite icon from Black History and a motivational quote by them or about them. Jacqueline then instructed students on how to use Pixlr, a free web-based photo editing app, to create their posters using layers. One student chose a particularly powerful quote by Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey while an MMCC staff member created a lovely poster of noted actress Lena Horne.

We are grateful to MMCC’s incredible support and partnership during these difficult times. We also appreciate their dedicated team of administrators and staff that works tirelessly to bring arts education and a variety of other vital social services to communities in the Bronx. Stay tuned for other updates from Arts Horizons at a Distance including more virtual spotlights of our distance learning programs!

For more information about our virtual program offerings, please contact Kiran Rajagopalan:

Kiran Rajagopalan
Director of New York Programs 
201-567-1766 ext. 113

About Arts Horizons

Arts Horizons is a premier not-for-profit arts-in-education organization that provides live professional performances and artist-in-residence programs to students and professional development for teachers throughout the entire tri-state region. Our commitment is to make music, art, dance, theatre, new media and creative writing an integral part not only of learning, but of life. Through the transformative impact of the arts, we reach young people through many dimensions, breaking down the barriers of language and culture, accelerating personal growth, and stimulating children’s full potential to prepare them for life in the twenty-first century.

Posted on February 8, 2021, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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