Broward Students to Experience the Art of Norman Rock
During BankAtlantic Day at the Museum of Art ׀ Fort
January 22, 2010 08:03 AM Eastern Time
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--BankAtlantic, Florida’s Most Convenient Bank and the BankAtla
today announced that it will host BankAtlantic Day at the Museum of Art ׀ Fort Lauderdale for 687 elementary school students wh
the work of 20th Century American artist and story-teller, Norman Rockwell.
Honoring its commitment to help introduce students to the arts, BankAtlantic has coordinated a series of field trips with local school
high-profile artistic events as part of its SmARTS program. The inaugural event will take place on January 25 and 27 at the Museu
students from seven local schools will experience the highly anticipated exhibition, American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Roc
features 42 original works, original war bond posters of Rockwell’s legendary, patriotic series The Four Freedoms, Seminal illustrat
Rights Movement, and all 323 of his Saturday Evening Post covers, all drawn from the permanent collection of the Norman Rockw
Students will also take away interactive materials, including a Rockwell Family Guide and a do-it-yourself Saturday Evening Post C
submitted to the Museum for display on their website.
So far, 687 elementary students have signed up to attend the Norman Rockwell event on BankAtlantic Day at the museum. Student
Elementary, Coconut Creek Elementary, Lakeside Elementary and Lauderhill Paul Turner Elementary are scheduled to attend the e
January 25th, and students from Lloyd Estates, Endeavor Primary Learning Center and Martin Luther King Elementary are schedul
Wednesday, January 27th. Students will be accompanied by teachers and chaperones.
“We are very excited to have this opportunity to invest in the academic lives of children and to preserve a part of the art of America
providing this unique opportunity to these young, impressionable minds,” said Jarett Levan, CEO of BankAtlantic and Board m