The Readers of Homer is currently partnering with artworxLA and the Los Angeles Public Library on an educational program for at-risk high school students. Students in LA’s continuation high schools work with professional artists on creative projects that explore the poetry and themes of Homer’s Odyssey. A Journey Home will engage over 500 students during the 2013-2014 academic year. It is part of artworxLA’s ladder program using the arts to combate the high school drop-out crisis.
Presentations of student work will be held in the Mark Taper Auditorium at the Los Angeles Central Library on October 29, 2013; February 20, 2014; and May 27, 2014. The presentations are free and open to the public. Please join us!