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Art Gallery of Burlington nominated for $25k grant; vote online till Nov. 30

Vote before Nov. 30 to help AGB win $25k grant for art mentoring program.
Vote before Nov. 30 to help AGB win $25k grant for art mentoring program.

The Art Gallery of Burlington mentoring program is one of five finalists for the Hamilton Spectator’s Change Challenge Grant of $25,000. You can vote online up to five times per day until Nov. 30 to help AGB win the grant.

About the program:

The AGB is launching a mentoring program for high school students with an interest in an art-related career. The grant will allow students to enroll in the program at no cost, reaching kids who would not otherwise be able to afford it. In a 12-week session, students will learn to develop a portfolio and participate in the curation and installation of an exhibition while being mentored by the gallery’s chief curator and other artists.

Vote here: AGB-mentoring program

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