January 8, 2014

The Port: Pérez Art Museum Miami opens for kids

Some 60 3rd-graders were the first to participate in the Knight Schools Program this week at the new Pérez Art Museum Miami.

The kids, who arrived on school buses from the Irving and Beatrice Peskoe Elementary School in Homestead, Fla., are just a fraction of the 27,000 that will have the opportunity to visit the museum each year for free, thanks to support from Knight Foundation.

Knight’s Vice President of Arts Dennis Scholl and Museum Director Thom Collins welcomed them Tuesday morning. Collins thanked Knight for its support, noting it will “ensure every year, generations of kids growing up here in Miami will have the shared experience of learning about the arts and learning about the world through the arts.”

 

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