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Armory awarded $22,500 to Teach Art To Juvenile Offenders and Dropouts In Boyle Heights

Posted by on 22 May 2014

The Armory has received $22,500 to provide arts programs benefiting at-risk youth, through the California Arts Council's pilot competitive grant program, Juveniles Utilizing Massive Potential Starting with Arts (JUMP StArts). The Armory’s free arts programming at Learning Works @ Homeboy Industries in East LA, begun in 2011, deepens the ongoing collaborative partnership between the Armory, Learning Works, and Homeboy Industries.

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Armory Receives $140K Grant from Getty

Posted by on 12 May 2014

*Armory Center for the Arts Receives $140,000 Research Grant from the Getty Foundation* Armory Center for the Arts has been awarded $140,000 to research social spaces created through alternative art practices in Mexico City and Guadalajara in the 1990s. The research award comes from the Getty Foundation and is part of the Getty’s second iteration of its Pacific Standard Time initiative, entitled LA/LA, which will result in a series of exhibitions of Latin American and Latino art at institutions across Southern California.

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