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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    Arts Education in NYC Schools “Inequitable and Underfunded” Says Comptroller’s Report

    Arts Education in NYC Schools “Inequitable and Underfunded” Says Comptroller’s Report

    Arts education is severely lacking in some of New York City’s poorest schools, according to a report released this month by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer. Citing statistics from the NYC DOE’s annual Arts in Schools Reports, the report shows that over the past seven years spending on arts and cultural vendors has decreased by 47%, and spending on arts supplies and equipment has declined by 84%.…

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    An Arts to Grow Student Shares Her Experience

    An Arts to Grow Student Shares Her Experience

    Below is a guest post written by Cathy, a former ATG student. Cathy spent three years in the ATG Musical Theater program at CHLDC/IS 171, where she worked her way up to starring roles before earning a spot at Talent Unlimited High School, an audition-based performing arts school outside of her neighborhood. As a sophomore Cathy was invited to join the school’s Honors Rep program, a distinction…

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    Arts to Grow’s New Website is Live!

    Photo Credit: Marlo Williamson

    Photo Credit: Marlo Williamson

    We’re pleased to announce that the new and improved has officially launched! Now you can find our blog posts, upcoming events, photos and videos, and much more—all in one place.

    Our new site combines modern style with upgraded functionality so that you can find what you’re looking for with ease. We’re adding new content regularly, so check back often…

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    Join Us Tomorrow as We Unveil Our New Website at Inc Lounge

    Learn how Arts to Grow is helping children love learning by joining us tomorrow, 3.26, at…

    Board Member Spotlight: Ken Jackson

    Board Member Spotlight: Ken Jackson


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    Arts to Grow is delighted to introduce our newest board member, Kenneth Jackson. Ken is a senior technology professional in mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and divestitures for Deloitte Consulting, LLP. Ken joins ATG with a deep commitment to serving the interests of urban and less-advantaged children through the arts. He points to his own childhood involvement in arts…

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