The National Endowment for the Arts has selected SMARTS to receive $50,000 in federal relief funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.  See the article here: SMARTS to receive $50,000 in federal relief funding

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SMARTS is hosting its first ever Virtual SMARTS art gallery! Join the grand opening on May 11 at 3 p.m. See the article here: SMARTS Launches Virtual Art Gallery Today

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SMARTS recently launched Virtual SMARTS to provide free arts education during the Coronavirus Pandemic. See the article here: Youngstown Business Journal – Stepping Up: Chrystal’s, Smarts, KSU Volunteer SMARTS was awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to support an artist in residence at four Warren elementary schools. See the article here:…

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Stop by One Hot Cookie and see the newly created windows by SMARTS students. Don’t forget to get a cookie or 12 while you are there! https://businessjournaldaily.com/smarts-kids-paint-downtown-windows/  

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It is our belief that the arts are what make us human, enable us to find creative solutions, give us successful careers, and feed our souls. Our goal is to ‘teach the whole child’ and we know that children who learn through the arts are better prepared at school, work, and out in the world.…

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SMARTS provides opportunity for all people and it crosses all cultural and socio-economic barriers, serving as a true reflection of our diverse community. See the article here: The Vindicator – SMARTS Rebirth Stems from Community Support #smartsfamilydinner2019

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The Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will present a free concert at 6 p.m. April 11 at the SMARTS (Students Motivated by the Arts) center in the Ohio One Building, 25 E. Boardman St., downtown. Click here to read The Vindicator’s article. Visit the event page on the SMARTS website to find out more information…

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