This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support is provided by the Nathan Cummings Foundation, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Art4Moore Foundation, and the Sewing Machine Project.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Session 1 Ends

Session 1 ended on June 27 with a field trip to the New Orleans African American Museum. Thanks again to Big Chief Darryl Montana, our instructor for the first four weeks of the program. Thanks also to Jessica Legaux and Maureen Crittenden who served as program assistants for session 1. Jessica is a Xavier art major. Maureen is a visiting student from Bard College participating in the Bard College Urban Studies Program in New Orleans. A final thanks to Mary Hill who served as the Community Arts Program Assistant at Xavier for the past year. Mary is leaving to pursue graduate studies at the University of Southern California this fall.

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