What an awesome thing that my friend Erik Caruso coordinates for the fifth graders at Wirtz Elementary every year. It’s a ton of extra work for an already overloaded teacher to take on, the children make the art in their free time, the artists’ participation is voluntary, and other faculty and administrators put themselves out on a limb for the project, too. But the results are as invigorating as the message is important. Everyone gets a charge out of inspiring everyone else and art belongs in the lives of everyone, everywhere, all the time–not just in museums, galleries, and studios.
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