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POSTPONED - DATE TBD: CRD, Downtown Framingham, Inc. & The FHS Art Club Collaborate for a Celebration of Global Citizenship and Diversity
As of Friday, May 16, 2019 this event has been postponed. We hope to announce the new date in the next few weeks and apologize for any inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact Reyad Shah (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Framingham Public Schools
Robert A. Tremblay, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools
Community Resource Development
Tiffany Lillie, Director
73 Mount Wayte Avenue, Suite #5
Framingham, Massachusetts 01702
The Department of Community Resource Development, Downtown Framingham, Inc. & The Framingham High School Art Club Collaborate for a Celebration of Global Citizenship and Diversity
May 15, 2019 (Framingham, MA): Framingham Public School’s Department of Community Resource Development (CRD), Downtown Framingham, Inc., and the Framingham High School (FHS) Art Club are proud to present: We Are Many Colors, Part II. Building on previous art exhibitions, this collaborative effort will result in a beautiful mural on one of downtown Framingham’s exposed walls. Working together, these groups have developed an event that highlights student art as a means to celebrate global citizenship and diversity.
The Department of Community Resource Development collaborated with Framingham High School’s Art Club to create an exhibit that would reflect the culture diversity we have in the city of Framingham. In February, as part of Black History month, FHS Art Club held Part I of the 'We Are Many Colors' Art Exhibit to highlight African Americans and their influence on art.
“The mission of the Framingham High School Art Club and the National Art Honor Society is to improve and beautify their community through visual art,” said Caroline DiCicco, FHS Art Teacher and Student Advisor for the FHS Art Club and the National Art Honor Society. “This is the perfect opportunity for these student artists to create a public work of art that both celebrates the unique diversity of our community and engages with community members, but also allows them to leave their mark behind to inspire future generations."
Framingham residents and community members are encouraged and invited to stop by 'We Are Many Colors, Part II' at Tesoro Supermarket 80 Hollis St, Framingham MA 01701 this Saturday, May 18th between 11:00am - 1:00pm. This event will feature a live mural painting by Framingham High School students on the south-facing wall of Tesoro Supermarket.
(Rendering of the mural to be painted on May 18, 2019)
About the Framingham High School Art Club
The Framingham High School Art club is comprised of freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Their goals are to create a safe space for all artists to visit, join, and share their artistic ideas and abilities. The FHS Art Club is supervised by Caroline DiCicco (FHS Art Teacher) who has many years of experience as an artist and educator.
About the Department of Community Resource Development
The Department of Community Resource Development (CRD) serves as a facilitator for the Framingham Public Schools in providing multifaceted, comprehensive, and holistic learning opportunities to all students through programming that addresses social and emotional development and provides academic supports that complement the school day.
About Framingham Public Schools
The mission of the Framingham Public Schools is to educate each student to learn and live productively as a critically-thinking, responsible citizen in a multicultural, democratic society by providing academically challenging instructional programs taught by highly-qualified staff and supported by comprehensive services in partnership with our entire community. For news, updates, and announcements, follow Framingham Public Schools (@FraminghamPS) on Facebook, Twitter, and (@framinghamschools) on Instagram. You can also join the conversation using #FraminghamSchools.
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