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Tuesday October 14, 2008 at 10:18am Age: 9 yrs
Category: Middle School

Middle School Art Department Wins Grant


The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Grant Woods

The Minisink Valley Middle School art department recently received a grant from the National Endowment for The Humanities.  The grant promotes the program Picturing America by bringing masterpieces of American art into the classroom to promote awareness of the depth of our country‚Äôs history.  The grant provided 40 large, full-color art prints of drawings, paintings, sculpture, crafts, photography and architecture from American artists and landscapes.  These reproductions will help engage students in a deeper understanding of the people and events that shaped the development and growth of American through the visual arts.