Artspace to Host Community Youth Outreach Programs

Raleigh, NC, March 31, 2010 --( Mary Poole, executive director of Artspace (, has announced that the visual art center will hold two community outreach programs in the upcoming months. “Inside Out, Outside In,” a program addressing individuality, will take place at the Boys & Girls Club – Brentwood on Monday nights from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 12 through May 10. “Storytelling through Puppetry,” a program emphasizing world cultures, will take place at the Salvation Army of Wake County April 12 through 16 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Artspace Outreach Program began in the fall of 2001 to fill the community's need for constructive opportunities for Raleigh's youth.

“We are excited to offer these programs to our community,” said Poole. “Our outreach program is designed to spark the imaginations of our community’s youth and provide opportunities for self-discovery through art.”

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- For more information on Artspace’s Community Outreach Program, visit

- “Storytelling through Puppetry” will be led by residency instructor Usha Raj at The Salvation Army of Wake County, located at 215 South Person St.

- “Inside Out, Outside In” will be led by residency instructor Michelle Yelin at the Boys & Girls Club – Brentwood, located in Raleigh at 2025 New Hope Church Rd.

About Artspace:
Artspace is a nonprofit visual art center dedicated to providing arts education and community outreach programs, creating an environment of more than 100 professional artists and presenting nationally acclaimed exhibitions. Located in downtown Raleigh in the historic Sanders Ford building, Artspace has been providing the community with the opportunity to interact with working artists and to participate in hands-on arts education since 1986. For more information about Artspace, exhibitions or membership, please visit

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