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Art Works Now

Create The World You Imagine!

aka Art Works Now   |   Hyattsville, MD   |  www.artworksnow.org

Mission

Our mission is to create a stronger community through the arts. We achieve this with affordable, content-rich art classes and projects. Our core value of social justice is activated through the content of our programming, our commitment to reducing economic barriers to art education, and the long-term, accountable relationships we nurture with our community.

Ruling year info

2011

Executive Director

Barbara Johnson

Main address

4800 Rhode Island Avenue Suite 1

Hyattsville, MD 20781 USA

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EIN

27-5122542

NTEE code info

Visual Arts Organizations (A40)

Arts Education/Schools (A25)

Cultural, Ethnic Awareness (A23)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Toddler Time

Art for toddlers and their grown-ups!

Population(s) Served
Infants and toddlers

Children and teens from a variety of educational and economic backgrounds create art that is relevant to their life experiences during day and week-long camps. Camps are typically scheduled around school-mandated breaks and federal holidays.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Monthly social-based art-making and creative play in a familiar community space—with dinner included—for school-age children.

Population(s) Served
Families

Visual arts experiences designed to connect school curriculum with the lives of public and charter school children. Classes occur daily or weekly at schools, during the school day or after-school. Curriculum is designed to meet the National Visual Arts Standards. S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) aligned integrative curriculum is also offered. Art Works also provides programming for alternative learning environments such as homeschool groups.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Individual and group visual art classes for teens and adults with developmental disabilities with an emphasis on materials and tactile experiencing. Instruction is based on curriculum that gives students experiences with numerous materials, ideas, and significant artists, with the flexibility to adapt to a variety of cognitive and physical disabilities. There is an additional emphasis on introducing students to professional artists with disabilities.

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities
Artists and performers

Creative programming for older adults ages 55 and older. Programming is designed specifically to the needs and interests of older adults and provides an opportunity for socialization while improving personal health.

Population(s) Served
Seniors
People with disabilities

Skills classes for all ages that focus on learning technique and building confidence as an artist amongst peers. Classes include ceramics, drawing, painting, and more.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

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Financials

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Art Works Now

Board of directors
as of 10/25/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

William Shipp

Bridget Busby

Rosezella Canty-Letsome

Barbara Johnson

Gretchen Kapuscik

Janine Jackson

Alissa Ballot

Cecillee Bolton

Rafael Rodriguez

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/25/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person with a disability

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