“Traveling Art” is an outreach program focusing on art initiation addressed to schools.
It will also be catered by Fondation Saradar Mobile School. This caravan will serve as an exhibition facility to display Lebanese artists’ works highlighted by the program, as well as works created by students. The caravan will target private and public schools, other educational institutions.
The mobile art learning concept provides:
- Beneficiaries with a first of its kind opportunity to be introduced and educated to various art forms.
- School teachers with a unique art tutoring experience, hands-on learning and communicating practice to follow up on Fondation Saradar program delivered within the caravan; hence, ensuring the sustainability of this initiative.
- Academic performance, should institutions be interested in integrating this art learning program as part of their school curriculum.
- Exposure to Artists through various means of information gathered and media tools supplied by the Saradar Collection.
The project aims at initiating young audiences to Lebanese art heritage. It seeks to disseminate knowledge for the understanding and appreciation of Lebanese art through an awareness and educational program.
And clearly, its purpose is to promote art as an important tool in contributing to personal well-being and development, wider cultural exposure and knowledge, leading to social integration as well as economic growth.
The project will follow the schools’ academic year. A pilot phase started on October 22nd, 2018, concluding several months of preparation and organization required to properly implement the program.
The project will first target schools in Greater Beirut and the cazas of Metn and Kesrewane during the pilot phase.Jesus & Mary School is the first academic institution to benefit from this initiation program. More schools are already registered to participate in this unusual art program.