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Students in Detroit Neighborhood Arts Corps (DNAC) created several metal butterflies to add to the growing butterfly garden around the corner from the Brightmoor Community Center (BCC) during the Fall semester.

Now they are changing their focus and preparing to do something BIG at the Detroit Public Library, Redford Branch. Stay tuned for more information!

There is still room to enroll in this class. Call Community Arts Partnerships Assistant Director of Education & Outreach, Larry Lunsford, at 313-664-1550 for more information.

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This summer, we employed 11 students through Detroit’s Summer Youth Employment program to work with CAP Faculty member, Joye Ofei, in Brightmoor. As you can see, they’ve cleaned up the area and gotten a great start on the mural portion of their project.

Stay tuned for more updates and pictures of their progress!

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We’re  back in the swing of things! Hope to see you at class on Saturday!

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT!

DNAC (high school program) has a new time: 11am-2pm

We’re still at Detroit Community High School located at 12675 Burt Rd (2.5 blocks South of I-96 between Evergreen & Outer Drive)

DNAC = Detroit Neighborhood Arts Corps

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We hope to see YOU tomorrow at Detroit Community High School for the first Detroit Neighborhood Arts Corps (DNAC) class of the 2012-2013 academic year!

Saturdays from 9am-1pm

Detroit Community High School
12675 Burt Rd.
Detroit, MI 48223

For questions or more information, call CAP Assistant Director, Education & Outreach, Larry Lunsford at 313-664-1550

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The Fall 2012 DNAC (high school) program flier is out! Please feel free to share and distribute far and wide. We’re pumped about the new location (Detroit Community High School) and excited about the opportunities the new year brings!

DNAC
Saturdays starting October 20th

9am-1pm

*NEW LOCATION*
Detroit Community High School
12675 Burt Road, Detroit

call Larry Lunsford for more info 313-664-1550

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Fruit Doodles of the week by DNAC students

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Calling all young artists! DNAC, DNAW and the Brightmoor Community Center have art and design summer classes available! There is no cost to participate.

  • DNAC (high school program) at the College for Creative Studies Taubman Center: 460 West Baltimore. July 9-26, M-Th, 10am-4pm
  • DNAW (middle school program) at the Redford Branch, Detroit Public Library: McNichols & Grand River. July 9-19, M-Th, 10am-4pm
  • Brightmoor Community Center (elementary and middle school program). July 9-August 16, M-Th, 1pm-3pm

For more information or to register: Call Larry Lunsford at (313) 664-1550.

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Redford Branch Mural by DNAC

The image in the article includes the mural high school students apart of our Detroit Neighborhood Arts Corps (DNAC) program created last year at the Redford Branch Library. Students worked with local Detroit artists to create a whimsical and literacy inspired mural.

Below is an excerpt from the article:

"McDonald’s has come up with a new “happy meal.” It’s helping children fill up on reading.

McDonald’s Books & Backpacks program offers local grade school children incentives for checking out books and runs through the end of 2012.  It is designed to encourage reading and build on the reading skills children acquire in school.  McDonald’s extended the program to eight libraries in five additional communities throughout metro Detroit.

The new participating libraries include the City of Eastpointe Memorial Library, Harper Woods Public Library, Oak Park Public Library, Pontiac Public Library, the four Ypsilanti District Library branches and its bookmobile. The McDonald’s Books & Backpacks program was first introduced in June 2010 in partnership with Detroit Public Library and all of its branches.”