Who we Are

Founded in 2005, ArtStream is based in Chevy Chase, Maryland and holds programming throughout the Greater Washington DC Metro region.

ArtStream's Mission: Through collaborative performance and lifelong learning opportunities, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities gain the skills and confidence to engage with the world.

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Super Social Saturday in Germantown – Nature

16 December 2017

Inclusive Music and Movement in North Bethesda

17 December 2017
A small older woman with short, dark, curly hair stands behind a table with a giant metal bowl. A large man stands next to her in a tan coat and dark tie. The background is purple.

Super Social Saturday in Oakton – Be Our Guest

6 January 2018

How You Can Help

We are grateful for your generosity in any form! There are many ways to make a difference for ArtStream.

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An older man in a tan sweater raises one arm. A young man, to the right and further back, wears a suit and tie and walks purposefully. they are in a classroom with yellow walls.

Sample Exercises: Improv

ArtStream makes improv accessible for everyone! What is improv? Improv is making up a scene and, Read More.

A group of eight friends of mixed abilities pose for a group photos. They are dressed casually and stand in front of a light background with colorful paintings on it.

Guest Blog - Random Acts of Kindness with ArtStreamer Alyson

Photo by Rachel Ungos My name is Alyson Ritzmann. I did Social Club through ArtStream, Read More.

Legacy Ledgers create history for the nursing staff at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

ArtStream's You Are a Work of Art program brings art experiences to the nursing staff, medics, and, Read More.

Mailing volunteers needed!

ArtStreamers love to volunteer! You can help spread the word about classes and fundraisers. Volunteers, Read More.

$5,000 Grant from the Safeway Foundation Supports Tuition Assistance

ArtStream is grateful to be supported by a $5,000 grant from the Safeway Foundation. The, Read More.

You Are a Work of Art in NOAH White Paper

ArtStream's program You Are a Work of Art was featured in a white paper published by the, Read More.

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A short documentary video produced by Docs In Progress' Documenting The Arts Workshop students Kathleen Mallaney, Lisa Martin, and Patricia Woolsey. The video profiles ArtStream, a DC-area nonprofit whose mission is to create artistic opportunities for individuals in communities traditionally underserved by the arts.