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Police Athletic League (PAL) Summer Art Program

ArtWorks DeLand has partnered with the DeLand Police Athletic League to sponsor a 6 week art program led by our volunteer Artist Members to help bring the benefits of creativity through art to local children.

The PAL mission is to provide quality athletic and educational activities for at-risk children in the Greater DeLand Area at low or no cost to the participant. This fits beautifully with ArtWorks’ own mission of promoting art and mentoring the next generation of artists while expanding the art community in our own backyard.

The kids and artists alike have had a great experience so far and we hope to continue offering programs like this with community support. If you would like to support this cause, please consider donating to our goFundMe by clikcing the button below, or drop off a donation at the Gallery. ArtWorks is run by a group of volunteers and we use this money to purchase art supplies, promote programs like this one, and continue to pursue ways to give back to our community.

Learn more about the DeLand Police Athletic League

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Inagural Starke Elementry School Art Exhibit

Our mission is “Promoting art and mentoring the next generation of artists while expanding the art community in our own backyard” and the Starke Elementary School Art Exhibit was a great way to hit the ground running in pursuit of this mission.

The Reception was held at ArtWorks, DeLand was a stellar event that drew a large crowd of supporters including Starke administrators, teachers, and volunteers; ArtWorks Artist members and volunteers; and a plethora of community members.

This event filled our hearts and it was so gratifying hosting the students’ work in our gallery. It was amazing to have the younger artists rub elbows and share techniques with the ArtWorks artists.

Thank you Edith I. Starke Elementary for allowing us to share your students’ talent!