Chicago Arts Partnership in Education Presents: Student Exhibition CONVERGENCE

November 15 – 18, 2016
9AM – 5PM By appointment only
November 16, 2016
6PM – 9PM Reception

Mana Contemporary Chicago
2233 S Throop St, 6th Floor, Chicago, IL


 

Chicago Arts Partnership in Education Presents: Student Exhibition CONVERGENCE

 

Mana Contemporary Chicago is pleased to host CONVERGENCE, a Chicago Arts Partnership in Education (CAPE) student exhibition of visual, digital, and performing arts. Please join us for a special event to celebrate the art created by incredible students at 19 public schools across the city! These schools are among CAPE’s oldest partners and are at the forefront of innovation, research, and curriculum design in arts education.

This exhibition showcases creative dialogues and collaborations between students, teachers, and artists in everyday classroom settings, where together they discover the connections between academic subjects, arts disciplines, and lived experience.

Featuring artists from the following schools:

Daniel Boone Elementary School
Marvin Camras Children's Engineering School
Frederic Chopin Elementary School
Richard J. Daley Elementary Academy
Durkin Park Elementary School
George Washington Elementary School
William C. Goudy Technology Academy
Alex Haley Elementary Academy
Alexander Hamilton Elementary School
Patrick Henry Elementary School
Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy
William K. New Sullivan Elementary School
John T. Pirie Fine Arts & Academic Center
Ravenswood Elementary School
Ray Graham Training Center High School
John Spry Community School
Telpochcalli Elementary School
Jacqueline B. Vaughn Occupational High School
John B. Drake Elementary School

About Chicago Arts Partnerships in Education
Founded in 1992, CAPE quickly became recognized as a leader in school improvement through the arts. CAPE’s philosophy has always stressed collaboration and strong partnerships with funders, Chicago Public School leaders, artists, and arts organizations. CAPE increases students’ academic success, critical thinking, and creativity through research-based, arts-driven education.