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Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Opportunity: Artist Abroad with smARTpower
The Bronx Museum of the Arts proudly announces the launch of the new smARTpower program. smARTpower will send fifteen U.S. artists abroad to work with local artists and young people around the world to create community-based art projects. The objective of smARTpower is to support the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs mission to increase mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States and other countries, emphasizing shared social and cultural values. The program will showcase the role of visual artists as vibrant, engaged, and innovative partners in addressing broader social issues important to communities worldwide. The following is a link to the article published in the New York Times regarding the project: