Links Connected To Advance Our Artistic Heritage
The goal of The Arts facet is to increase and expand art activity, and elevate our programs through arts integration and effectively create an arts renaissance within our organization and programmatic efforts.
Classics Through the Ages
Classics Through the Ages focuses on increasing the interest, knowledge and participation of African-American youth in the classical arts. This exciting initiative seeks to afford exemplary student artists opportunities to hone their talents and skills while earning recognition and support for their educational and career pursuits.
Our chapter works with local high schools to identify a student(s) to mentor or a student group to support.
Lights, Camera, Action: Our Stories, Our Lens
Uplift African American storytelling and our rich cultural history through Black filmmakers.
Support and elevate Black stories told by Black filmmakers.
Expand the pipeline of Black filmmakers.
ALIGNED WITH THE NATIONAL PILOT PROGRAM TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES THROUGH VISUAL ARTS
National Poster Art Competition
Project Walking Fete: Make Health a Habit! Poster Art Competition was created in 1995 in conjunction with The Links, Incorporated’s National Walk-A-Thon.
The National Poster Art Competition theme, serves to broaden our health message, align it with our Health and Human Services facet to include a wider spectrum of healthy lifestyle choices.
Our chapter implemented the National Poster Art Competition by presenting the contest to selected students at the Boys and Girls Club of St. Lucie County.
Black Lives Matter Poster Art Contest
Transitional Programming for The Arts will focus on educating our youth on the importance of social justice, economic empowerment, and awareness of social movements thru Art. Events will include opportunities for youth to submit their vision of the Black Lives Movement and what it means to them. They will submit posters allowing them to creatively express themselves. During Black History Month The Arts committee will celebrate the arts thru the film, by having a screening for the youth on an iconic figure in Black History. To continue the transitional programming thrust, The Arts Facet will have additional programs celebrating historic figures thru various Art platforms.
Black Lives Matter Poster Art Winner
Pace Center for Girls Treasure Coast students, Phantica and Priyanka placed 3rd and 4th in the “Black Lives Matter” Poster Contest, ages 14-17. Phantica’s art piece was A Call to Action for everyone to join the fight against racial injustice and Priyanka focused on Unjust Stereotypes towards the Black Community.