CAP announces the appointment of Doug Walker as Vice President of Philanthropy, expanding its leadership team and positioning the organization for continued strategic growth. CAP also welcomes Jessie Brabender into her new position as Director of Leadership Giving.
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CAP welcomes two new staff members. Ashlee Collins is announced as the new Petway Teaching Artist Fellow in Visuals Arts and Peyton Bryant joins the CAP team as Program Coordinator.
CAP announces a new Chair and Chair-Elect, as well as seven 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, in partnership with Kids Hope Alliance, the Florida Theatre, Duval County Public Schools and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will host a pilot field trip program for 3,400 elementary school students from both public and charter schools. The effort is meant to increase student interest and access to the arts.
CAP’s 18th annual Spring for the Arts was held on Friday, April 21 at Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club and raised a record-breaking $805,449 in support of arts education for children and youth in Northeast Florida.
CAP is pleased to announce the CAP String Orchestra Trio was awarded first prize in the ensemble category at the Crescendo...
CAP has been approved for a $50,000 Grants for Arts Projects award from the NEA to continue its work on the Landscape of Education in the Arts in Duval and introduce a new Arts in Schools Certification system allowing for more transparency in supporting equitable access to arts education.
For 30 years, the Cathedral Arts Project has stayed true to its mission to make quality arts education accessible to all children, and we will continue to expand our programs as we pursue this goal.
CAP has announced Amy and Gary Norcross as the 2023 Guardians of the Arts for their efforts to safeguard and advance the arts along the First Coast. The Norcrosses will be recognized at the 18th annual Spring for the Arts, on Friday, April 21, 2023, at Epping Forest Yacht & Country Club.
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.
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.