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2019-2020 Arts Education Grants

LAA Contributes $3450 to Arts Education in Savannah!


The Landings Art Association is pleased to announce their Annual 2019-2020 Penny Day Thompson Grants to Title I Savannah Chatham County Public School elementary art teachers. In its third year, these grants support programs that otherwise would not be possible. This year, seven $350 grants are being awarded to:

  • Heather Smith, Butler Elementary: Art Library

  • Clemencia Liliana Niles, Gould Elementary: Animal Prints

  • Bethany Norwood, Coastal Empire Montessori: Outdoor Stage and Mural

  • Heather Sparks, Gadsden Elementary: Art History Library

  • Julie Hodge, Early Learning Center: Urban Outdoor Art Space and Planters

  • Laurie Darby, Sarah Mills Hodge Elementary: Butterfly Garden

  • Melanie Christian, Garden City Elementary: Art Books and Games


In addition to granting $2450 to SCCPSS art teachers, the LAA donated $1000 to the Telfair Museum’s excellent Children’s Programs.


Through their Community Outreach, the LAA strives to benefit a variety of charitable programs both monetarily and educationally. Over the years recipients include Bethesda Academy, the Parkinson’s Foundation, Skidaway Audubon, Landings Military Relief Fund, The Village Library, Golfing for a Cure, SCAD, and Landings Landlovers.   


Kids Drawing
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