Morgan State University Museum – 2013 Recipient

2013 Grant Recipient Winner

Morgan State University Museum


Youth Art Institute

The Youth Art Institute provides an opportunity for youth who otherwise would not have the advantage of art-integrated education. In collaboration with the James E. Lewis Museum of Art, youth, parents, and educators receive art, performing and visual art instruction designed to improve academic performance, self-esteem, and provide meaningful cultural experiences.

MCBF gave a grant for its Saturday Program which exposes children to art activities to help foster learning, improve academic performance and inspire a new generation of college students matriculating through college. The program targets children and families with limited resources and little or no exposure to the arts.

Morgan State University students are trained on art-based infused activities and help with the Saturday program. The program therefore helps both under-privileged children with exposure to the arts and college students with the opportunity to learn to teach and mentor younger children in their community.