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Tag Archives: duval county public schools

Artist in the Store: Michael Viafora

May

14

Michael Viafora is an authentic automotive artist who has been drawing , painting, and designing and rebuilding automobiles since winning a Pinewood Derby design contest as a child in his native state of New York. Viafora graduated from Jacksonville University and has been an art instructor for the…

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The Arts and Education Reform

Jul

09

Art saved me and it can help save other children who have academic struggles. It is my opinion that the arts are at the core of education reform and are a vital part of a well-rounded education for every child. Please join me in my arts advocacy.

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VSA Festival 2012

Apr

16

A Cummer signature event, the 2012 VSA Festival will take place May 1 through 4, 2012. The festival provides an opportunity for more than 2,300 students with disabilities and their teachers and chaperones to experience the beauty of …

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One in Three: Brandon

Nov

16

Brandon’s struggles started early in his life when he felt keenly the absence of his father. As he grew up, the absence of positive influences played as much a role in Brandon’s life as the presence of negative ones.

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Weaver Academy of Art

Jan

24

The program serves 8 underserved Duval County public schools where over 3,500 students visit the museum for curriculum and special exhibition tours and participate in outreach activities in their classrooms with Art Connections staff.

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