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A look at the 2013 Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award winners


Jose Lagares, shown here holding one of the first photos he shot as part of CEPA Gallery's after-school program, will head to Washington, D.C. with CEPA Education Director Lauren Tent on Friday to accept a national arts award on behalf of the gallery. Photo by Mark Mulville / Buffalo News.

Yesterday, CEPA Gallery announced that it was a 2013 recipient of a National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award. The award, considered the nation's highest honor for after-school arts programs, also went to 11 other organizations across the United States. Here's a list of the other recipients, with links to their websites:

Art Reach
Provincetown Art Association and Museum, Inc., Provincetown, Mass.

Boston Children’s Chorus, Inc.

Fabulous Females/Temporary LockDown
Storycatchers Theatre, Chicago

Ifetayo Youth Ensemble
Ifetayo Cultural Arts Academy, Brooklyn

Investigating Where We Live
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C.

OrchKids: Planting Seeds for a Bright Future
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Inc., Baltimore

Pearl Bailey Youth Program
Newport News Public Library System, Newport News, Va.

Project AIM
Creative Kids, El Paso, Texas

Project Discovery
Dallas Theatre Center, Dallas

Sadie Nash Leadership Project

Community Partners, Los Angeles

--Colin Dabkowski


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