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Creativity for underpriviliged children in Haarlem Netherlands

Creativity for underpriviliged children in Haarlem Netherlands

Monday, February 22, 2021

This project takes place in a poor area of Haarlem where the Moroccan community is large. Many of the children do not come into contact with art here.

Art classes for children

In autumn 2020, the first lessons were given by a professional art teacher
The input for the lessons by children has been central in this.

The purpose of the organized workshops is twofold.

The first is to introduce children in the neighborhood to visual art. In addition, training at least three committed volunteers from the Moroccan Association so that they can independently organize visual arts workshops in the future.

A real exposition 

In exposition centre "Het Wereldhuis" there would be an exhibition with the works made by the children. Corona made this an online exhibition.

After Corona

As soon as the Corona Lock down has been lifted, they will start the second series of visual education lessons. This project was made possible by the donation of our materials.






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NiƱos de Guatamala

Niños de Guatamala

Niños de Guatemala is a wonderful foundation that has set up three schools for poor and underprivileged children, as the education in Guatemala is very limited and of low quality in many areas.
Jeff Olson: artist & art teacher

Jeff Olson: artist & art teacher

Jeff Olson is a US based artist residing in Seattle, Washington. Moreover, he is the Director of Art Education for Royal Talens North America. We are very fortunate and proud that he supports the values and mission of the Royal Talens Foundation.
Drawing for (and with!) kids in the zoo

Drawing for (and with!) kids in the zoo

Last Sunday, a really beautiful day was had with Stichting Tekenen voor Kinderen (the Drawing for Kids Foundation), in the Amersfoort Zoo.