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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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    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


    Photo Credit: Ken Jackson

    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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    Students in CHLDC/Beacon’s Percussion Ensemble Make Beautiful Music Together

    Now in its third year, the Percussion Ensemble is music to the ears of students at IS 302, the site of…

    Arts to Grow Serves More Kids This Winter/Spring

    Arts to Grow Serves More Kids This Winter/Spring


    Photo Credit: Ulrik Pedersen

    This semester we are excited to continue adding new programs allowing us to provide opportunities for more kids:

    • Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation/IS 171, Cypress Hills Brooklyn will host two continuing programs this semester: Musical Theater at IS 171, where students in grades 5-8 will culminate a year long program with performances of an adaptation of In…

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