Artivate (goartivate.org) celebrates the arts as an essential part of everyday life, creating dynamic, interactive experiences in schools, libraries, theaters and other community sites, including the Montgomery County jail and youth detention centers, through Project Youth ArtReach. Working with dozens of professional artists, Artivate engages children, teens, and families through performances and workshops representing a range of artistic disciplines and cultural traditions.
HEADQUARTERED: Silver Spring
SERVES: Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
WHAT A DONATION BUYS:
• $250 pays for a West African drumming workshop for court-involved teens.
• $500 funds a cultural arts performance for 350 students at a Title I school.
• $1,000 provides key support for a six-week painting residency at the county jail.
• One day: Help with a special event.
• Ongoing: Provide office support (post COVID-19).