The Rev. Kimberly L. Hyatt was hired in October of 2002 as the first executive director of CAP when it was a small organization serving a few hundred students per year. Now, under her continued leadership of CAP, tens of thousands of children living in Jacksonville have learned to sing, play, dance, act and create with confidence.
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CAP has hired Meredith Matthews as its newly established Petway Teaching Artist Fellow in Visual Arts. In her new role, Matthews will provide visual arts instruction at multiple schools and community sites throughout Duval County.
CAP announces a new partnership with IDEA Public Schools that will provide in-school and afterschool visual and performing arts programs to students enrolled at both IDEA’s local campuses.
CAP announces its support of the Duval County School District Ad Valorem Referendum to increase funding to enhance art, music and athletic programs, attract and retain highly qualified teachers and staff through additional compensation, and provide proportionate funding for charter schools.
CAP welcomes five new members to its Board of Directors — each of whom will continue to elevate CAP’s mission to empower every child’s creative spirit, elevate arts educators in their field and advocate for access and equity in arts education.
CAP held its 17th annual Spring for the Arts, presented by FIS, on Friday, April 15, 2022, at Epping Forest Yacht & Country...
CAP has announced Stephanie and Tim Cost as the 2022 Guardians of the Arts for their efforts to safeguard and advance the arts...
CAP student William Bell was awarded 2nd prize at the Crescendo International Music Competition, a youth music nonprofit that aims to inspire individuals to pursue their passion for music. As a prize winner, William was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
CAP received the largest gift in the organization’s history. The gift established the Carol Johnson Foley President & CEO Endowment Fund for CAP and also provide unrestricted support of annual operations.
The Cathedral Arts Project has been approved for a $100,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to continue and extend its Landscape of Education in the Arts in Duval (LEAD) initiative. This work has enabled CAP to gather data on arts education opportunities in all Duval County public schools and map the data on the artlook® map.
On Monday, October 4, the Cathedral Arts Project held the 5th Annual CAP Golf Tournament, presented by Fickling Construction, at Deerwood Country Club. The event, chaired by CAP board member Alan Fickling, exceeded its goal and raised $116,500 in support of arts education for children in Northeast Florida.
CAP has appointed Melanie Hammer as its first Vice President of Strategy and Operations. Ms. Hammer will guide the implementation of CAP’s new strategic plan, which was developed with broad input from stakeholders throughout the community.