What We Do

Educate and Inspire to Realize Potential

In 1987, Steven Berkowitz had a dream to educate and inspire Chicago’s young people from under-resourced communities and schools through free visual arts programs.

Creating Pathways in Visual Arts and Beyond

Studio Programs
Through courses and workshops, students are empowered to develop artistic skills, experiment with various media, and discover new interests and ideas.

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College & Career Programs
Students and families are supported through counseling, workshops, and events as they transition to college and the workforce.

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Teaching and Learning Programs
Teaching artists have the opportunity to refine their teaching practice through assessment of student learning, feedback from surveys, and reflection on their practice.

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We aim to reach 30% more students by 2018