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NewGen feels the needs of our youth and the possibilities that exist if time is taken to plant a seed into their lives.
New Generation Fine Arts Foundation
43311 Joy Road - Suite 240
Canton, MI 48187
P 734.707.0735 Info@NewGenFineArts.org F 734.707.0736 www. NewGenFineArts.org
Learn . Grow. Share.
Blaqk BoxSM, premiering July 20-21, 2018, will provide greater accessibility and opportunity to aspiring artists by offering education and networking with relevant professional artists in the industry. The two-day event will consist of master classes and a showcase. These will serve as a channel and platform for career preparation providing greater integration of fine arts into our society. Fine arts foster collaboration between diverse societies and raises cultural awareness. It is imperative that we embrace this concept and encourage young artists to utilize their talents for these purposes to effect positive change.
Blaqk BoxSM also provides therapy through art. In preparation for our showcase, spring and summer workshops with master faculty will be offered for mentally ill and developmentally disabled young artists. During these sessions, students will learn and contribute to the creation of a work to be presented at the Blaqk BoxSM Showcase Concert. All Blaqk BoxSM participants, including audience members, will witness the powerful impact of fine art through a direct experience. We hope everyone will leave compelled to contribute to a more culturally aware community.
There is strength and power in unity; community support is essential to sustain our mission. Elite Dance Force and Legacy Dance Studio are providing in-kind studio space and summer-camp scholarships for the advancement of young artists involved with this project. Individuals and businesses-Dr. Shadi Krecht, Holiday Inn and Suites-Farmington, Plymouth Elks Lodge, Carrabba's, and Wendy's have offered support through volunteering, in-kind work, and financial donations. The Detroit Public School System has provided programming information for Blaqk BoxSM to better serve students. We welcome and encourage participation from everyone in support of this shared mission. Our goal is to serve patrons of the arts through reciprocal engagement promoting performance and participation.
New Generation Fine Arts Foundation (NewGen) fully embraces of the world of cultural arts. Our unique approach presents opportunities to advance the arts in communities that we serve. Working with like-minded individuals and organizations affords our team the resources to present classes, programs, events, performances, and seminars creating valuable experiences for those who are touched by our efforts.
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The Foundation understands that great mentoring programs don’t just happen. They are built through thoughtful planning and sustained commitment. We guide participants through the mentoring process while continually improving the program. NewGen is making preparation to launch this effort in Spring 2018.
"The object of education is to prepare the young to educate themselves throughout their lives."
-Robert M. Hutchins
The primary focus of the education component is the Family Literacy Through Technology Project that will facilitate academic enrichment. The project creates a culture of reading and literacy within targeted communities that are underserved.
Innovative, comprehensive literacy courses, and tutoring programs will be offered to help families improve literacy and reading levels. This initiative is scheduled to launch Summer 2018.