Art with a Heart Organization
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Strength: Enhancing the lives of people in need through visual art
Art with a Heart brings its interactive visual arts classes to schools, community centers, group homes, shelters, hospitals, permanent housing facilities and senior housing facilities. Founded in 2000, Art With a Heart has experienced steady growth, from four small classes a week to 10,000 annually with a proven track record for developing creative initiatives and accessible paths to success for individuals living in Baltimore’s most vulnerable communities.
Art with a Heart has been able to build upon its core programming by adding complimentary initiatives. Art with a Heart offers a Job program, service learning opportunities, community service projects and public art efforts to create one of a kind beautification pieces. HeARTwares is the organization’s social enterprise, retail store where art work created by students and volunteers is showcased and available for purchase. The latest program, Art of Leadership, brings together youth of diverse backgrounds to develop leadership skills and engage in dialogue across cultural barriers.