Important Information Regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all events + programming will be suspended until April 6th.

Beginning April 7th, ARTS will transition to virtual programming. Please visit our ARTS @ Home page for more information.

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ARTS lifts young people to become confident, compassionate, and courageous community builders through the transformative power of creativity.

ARTS lifts young people to become confident, compassionate, and courageous community builders through the transformative power of creativity.

Virtual Programming

Welcome to ARTS @ Home! Beginning April 7th, we’ll be bringing our programming to youth + families virtually, bringing high-quality, free classes + content directly to students at home. This includes classes led by professional Teaching Artists, Creative Community weekly challenges, and live check-ins with ARTS creatives while they work at home!
Visit our ARTS @ Home page for more information about all our new virtual activities!

Virtual Spring Open House!

On May 30th, we live-streamed our Spring Open House, with student work + exhibitions.
Check out the video below to see what we’ve been up to with ARTS @ Home!

Virtual Programming

Welcome to ARTS @ Home! Beginning April 7th, we’ll be bringing our programming to youth + families virtually, bringing high-quality, free classes + content directly to students at home. This includes classes led by professional Teaching Artists, Creative Community weekly challenges, and live check-ins with ARTS creatives while they work at home!
Visit our ARTS @ Home page for more information about all our new virtual activities!
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ARTS After School Classes

Empowering elementary and middle school age youth to explore creative self-expression through after-school programs led by qualified teaching artists across a range of fields: visual arts, digital media and design, music and performing arts.

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Community ARTS Projects

Creativity thrives in community.
Collaborative public art, civic design, and creative placemaking projects for youth and young adults ages 16-24. Service learning, volunteer opportunities, and internships available.

Upcoming Events

“Coming to ARTS has helped me get over my social anxiety and be more active. It’s also helped me communicate with others.”

Veronica, Age 16

“Coming to ARTS has helped me get over my social anxiety and be more active. It’s also helped me communicate with others.”

Veronica, Age 16
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Youth + Young Adults Enrolled

47

Community ARTS Projects Built

5300

Volunteer Hours Logged

210

Youth + Young
Adults Enrolled

47

Community ARTS
Projects Built

5300

Volunteer
Hours Logged

Community ARTS in Action!

Big B’s Market Makeover

The first in a series of “Market Makeovers,” in which three age groups completed large-scale interventions at Big B’s Market in 2018. Check it out!

H+M Goodies Mural Project

Full site activation of the former Auction House on 8th St. in collaboration with the City of National City in 2017. Check it out!

Project Highlights

Big B’s Market Makeover

The first in a series of “Market Makeovers,” in which three age groups completed large-scale interventions at Big B’s Market in 2018. Check it out!

H+M Goodies Mural Project

Full site activation of the former Auction House on 8th St. in collaboration with the City of National City in 2017. Check it out!

Join Our Community!

We need people like you to help us reach our goals. Consider volunteering,
becoming a donating member, or partnering with us.

Join Our Community!

We need people like you to help us reach our goals. Consider volunteering, becoming a donating member, or partnering with us.

Our Team

James Halliday
Executive Director

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Nadia Nuñez
Community ARTS Manager

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Albert Songalia
ARTS After School Coordinator

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Stay updated on what’s going on at ARTS, including volunteer opportunities + upcoming events.

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Live Stream Open House!

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