Arts to Grow

Arts to Grow works with schools and community organizations in the NY/NJ metro area to provide art programs that change children's lives, inspiring them to love to learn and helping them discover their personal, intrinsic motivation.



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    ATG Students Showcase Their Work in Frame the Future Visual Arts Program

    ATG Students Showcase Their Work in Frame the Future Visual Arts Program

    Students ages 8-10 had the opportunity to spotlight their masterpieces in an art show this June at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center. As the third semester of the ATG/Lowy Frame the Future visual arts program came to a close, our young artists were eager to share what they’d learned.

    This year, field trips to the Jewish Museumand the Museum of Natural History gave students the chance to see the…

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    Benefits of Music Education

    Benefits of Music Education

    Musical Training can Improve Learning and Reading”  an article posted on the BBC web page, begins with a study that was conducted of the affect musical training had on 9 and 10 year old children.  It showed that students who have taken music lessons have had their reading scores remain at a steady pace while those who had not received musical lessons suffered a decline in their reading levels.…

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    ATG Welcomes New Friends at American Flatbread

    ATG Welcomes New Friends at American Flatbread

    30 people “got to know Arts to Grow” last month at a summer mixer hosted by volunteers Lorraine Spradley and Silvia Paz-Frydman. Our guests, many of whom were new to the organization, joined us at American Flatbread on July 22nd to hear our leaders speak about the impact that ATG programs have on kids in the New York metro area.

    ATG Founder/Executive Director Mallory Kingdescribed the void that…

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    ATG Drumming Students Bring Rhythm to Lincoln Square

    Friday the 13th was anything but unlucky for students in our drumming program at Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center, as they shared their new skills in a program wrap-up this June.

    Teaching Artist David Freeman, who has taught drumming at CHLDC/Beacon in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn for the past three years, brought the program to Lincoln Square for the first time this spring. Ten students ages 8-10…

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    Volunteer Your Time to Help Children Love Learning

    Volunteer Your Time to Help Children Love Learning

    Arts to Grow is seeking volunteers to help out in our office 2-3 days a week for 6-8 weeks. ATG volunteers work closely with Founder/Executive Director Mallory King and Program Assistant Caitlin Nascher on vital end-of-summer projects such as:

    • Revising marketing materials
    • Producing our annual report
    • Managing donors and sponsors
    • Researching and organizing fundraising information
    • Updating…

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