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The Bruce High Quality Foundation “Teach 4 Amerika” – Rally for Arts Education at Cooper Union, NYC

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Cooper Union
7 East 7th Street, 212-353-4120
East Village / Lower East Side
March 29 - March 29, 2011
Reception: Tuesday, March 29, 6:30 - 8 PM
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Join Creative Time at the kickoff rally and after party for The Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF)’s national Teach 4 Amerika tour next Tuesday, March 29 from 6:30pm-8pm at The Cooper Union Great Hall, 7 East 7th Street in Manhattan. Inspired by the spectacle and energy of a political rally, the event is the first in a series of rallies and conversations that call for a rethinking of the current art education system, and will feature a multimedia presentation by BHQF, balloons, t-shirts, and music from a local marching band.

Teach 4 Amerika is five-week, 11-city, coast-to-coast road trip, presented by Creative Time, that will cross state lines and institutional boundaries to inspire and enable local art students to define the future of their own educational experience. Traveling the byways of America in a limousine painted as a school bus, BHQF will visit university art departments, art schools, art institutions, and alternative spaces across the nation. The national tour will continue through May 2 with a combination of dynamic public rallies and intimate conversations hosted by local partners in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Minneapolis/St Paul, Detroit, Denver, Santa Fe, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Portland. For more information and a complete list of tour stops and events, visit www.teach4amerika.com.

ABOUT THE BRUCE HIGH QUALITY FOUNDATION

The Bruce High Quality Foundation, the official arbiter of the estate of Bruce High Quality, is dedicated to the preservation of the legacy of the late social sculptor, Bruce High Quality. In the spirit of the life and work of Bruce High Quality, we aspire to invest the experience of public space with wonder, to resurrect art history from the bowels of despair, and to impregnate the institutions of art with the joy of man’s desiring. www.thebrucehighqualityfoundation.com

ABOUT CREATIVE TIME

Since 1974, Creative Time has presented the most innovative art in the public realm. The New York-based nonprofit has worked with over 2,000 artists to produce more than 335 groundbreaking public art projects that have ignited the public’s imagination, explored ideas that shape society, and engaged millions of people around the globe.

For more information on Creative Time and its projects, visit www.creativetime.org.

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