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Frye Art Museum/Arts Corps Collaboration Invited to White House

SEATTLE, WA.- Eight Arts Corps students and their two teaching artists – the creative force behind the Frye Art Museum’s new exhibition I Wish I Knew Who I Was Before I Was Me – have been invited to attend the White House historic concert and education event on February 10th entitled “A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement.” In October 2009 the Frye Art Museum met with Arts Corps to invite a group of students to curate a new exhibition drawing on the Frye’s permanent collection. The students began by working in the stacks of the Frye Art Museum and at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center with Arts Corps teaching artist Roberto Ascalon (poet) and Arts Corps and MusicianCorps teaching artist Amos Miller (musician/producer). Over the course of several months the students viewed and discussed hundreds of Frye Permanent Collection works of art, working closely with various members of the s