Mexic-Arte Museum to earn national award for youth program | www.mystatesman.com

A youth development program run by Austin’s Mexic-Arte Museum will receive a national award from first lady Michelle Obama on Tuesday.Mexic-Arte Museum started its youth education program Screen It! in 2009.The museum’s Screen It! after-school program for visual arts will join 11 other initiatives in receiving the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, which honors programs that use the arts to increase academic achievement and improve cultural awareness.

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