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A dozen St. Louis ArtWorks apprentices are celebrating the opening of their photography exhibit of residents of St. Louis' Old North neighborhood in the La Mancha Coffeehouse this afternoon, to be followed by dinner with Secretary of State Robin Carnahan.
(KMOV) -- In this week's Go Green, teens working at St. Louis Artworks reuse and recycle to create whimsical bike racks.
St. Louis ArtWorks is throwing a party and art sale on Thursday to mark the organization's 15th year in operation.
The event runs from 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Commerce Bank Education Center, 4651 Shaw Avenue. Have some birthday cake and ice cream and view art made by ArtWorks' young apprentices.
ArtWorks helps young artists ages 14 to 19 by pairing them with established artists to work as their apprentices. ArtWorks has provided opportunities for more than 1,900 young people since it was founded in 1995 by Grand Center Inc., the City of St. Louis and the Regional Arts Commission.
The MetroLink station off St. Charles Rock Road in Pagedale has a new look. Or at least something new to look at. A sculpture that grabs your attention and perhaps your imagination.
The Missouri Department of Economic Development has approved St. Louis ArtWorks for $19,760 in Youth Opportunities Program Tax Credits! 50% of your donation to St. Louis ArtWorks is eligible for these tax credits, which you can use to offset your Missouri state taxes. To learn more about making a donation to ArtWorks and receiving these credits, please see more info here.
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Check out ArtWorks' Final Sale!
Fire Paintings; Raku Cermaic Murals
ArtWorks in Focus: A Documentary and Photography Program
Intersection: Personally Mapping the Central West End
Books in Motion: Dance
Check out our testimonial page, and learn how ArtWorks experience still inspires a high school physics teacher, and more success stories!
If you or your organization supported ArtWorks in 2008 and you pay Missouri income tax, you are eligible to receive a Youth Opportunity Programs tax credit. Please don't miss the your opportunity to reduce your tax bill this spring.
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When young people create art, the end result is an exceedingly genuine form of expression. With fewer years under their belts, teens have fewer filters shading their true vision, and the light of inspiration more readily shines through in the finished product.