Sponsored by Target. May 2008.Miami Art Museum announced today that Target will provide a grant to underwrite this year’s edition of the award-winning MAM in the Neighborhood program. MAM in the Neighborhood, which brings activities to neighborhood centers throughout Miami-Dade County and children, won a 2007 Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties.
The NACO awards honor effective and innovative programs which enhance community life by increasing services to citizens. A program summary of MAM in the Neighborhood is now in the organization’s Model Programs database, allowing users nation-wide to benefit from – and be inspired by – MAM’s experience.
This year’s edition of MAM in the Neighborhood revolves around the exhibition Shadows, Disappearances and Illusions. Activities will include creating scratch art, photograms, and visual tricks. Previous MAM in the Neighborhood programs include production of an award-winning video on the Overtown neighborhood and the creation of a public mural project in East Little Havana.
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