Art program Young Rembrandts celebrates 30-year anniversary by partnering with South Austin schools to collect and donate art supplies

Young Rembrandts ATX is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with an art supply collection and donation drive.

Young Rembrandts ATX is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with an art supply collection and donation drive.

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In celebration if its 30-year anniversary, after-school art program Young Rembrandts ATX has partnered with schools in South Austin to collect lightly used art supplies to donate to Austin Creative Reuse, a nonprofit dedicated to promoting conservation and reuse by collecting, districting and selling reusable arts and craft supplies.

Schools involved in the partnership include Baranoff, Boone, Clayton, Kiker and Mills elementary schools. During a selection of classes held in January, students will decorate brown paper bags to fill with art supplies, such as colored pencils, crayons, markers and sketch paper. The "It's in the Bag" event is part of a six-month effort during which Young Rembrandts ATX will give back to the community through a series of local partnerships and outreach programs.

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By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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