Art Futures Grant
- We are proud to announce that Archbishop John Carroll High School’s Fine Arts department has been chosen to be a recipient of an Art Futures Grant. The Philadelphia Museum of Art along with the Delphi Project Foundation sponsors the Art Futures Program, an artist-in-residence grant program exclusively for Philadelphia Catholic and Public High Schools. The grant includes:
- A 30-hour residency with a professional artist
- $850 for art supplies
- Paid transportation and admission to the Art Museum for three trips
- A guided tour, juried student art exhibition, and catered reception at the Art Museum
- Cash awards for each participating school
- Free one year admission to the Art Museum for students and art teachers participating in the program.
- The first period classes of Mrs. Carpenter and Ms. Ginn will work with Lynn B. Denton, our artist-in-residence, to create what will surely be an outstanding and memorable experience for our students.
As part of the Art Futures grant, Carroll Art students participated in several lessons at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Above are several pictures of our art students and their museum teacher.
Their finished piece was displayed at the museum. Archbishp John Carroll High School received the Brancussi Award of Excellence for their work.
Rosemont College Partnership
- January 2015 marks the beginning of an exciting opportunity for the Art students of Archbishop John Carroll High School. Rosemont College and AJCHS have formed a partnership program to offer college level art classes on the Rosemont campus to Carroll Art students. These classes will be offered for a cost of $300. and will provide students with 3 college credits as well as 1 AJCHS credit with level 5 (AP) quality points. Students will be able to choose from different art classes in the fall and spring semesters. We encourage all Carroll art students to take advantage of this terrific opportunity.
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