Who we Are

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

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

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Currently Registering

Inclusive Music and Movement with KEEN

18 March 2017

2017 Inclusive Theatre Company Performances

6 April 2017

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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Expenses FY15-16

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$7,500 Grant from The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation

ArtStream is the proud recipient of a 2016 Quality of Life Grant from The Christopher and, Read More.

"ArtStream gives me a voice"

Photo by Liz Demaree. When Jonathan "Big Jon" Frederick takes the stage with ArtStream's Inclusive, Read More.

$10,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

ArtStream is the proud recipient of a $10,000 Challenge America Grant from the National Endowment, Read More.

Special Needs Tax Planning Workshop - Feb. 23

*This is not an ArtStream event* Tax time is quickly approaching! For families with special, Read More.

Ethan Saylor Memorial Film Festival - Outstanding Technical Support Award!

ArtStream was thrilled that Co-Founder Nicolette Stearns received an award for Outstanding Technical Support from, Read More.

"It felt like a family" - A letter from Board Chair Frank Myers

Dear Friends, Your interest in ArtStream shows you truly believe the arts make a difference, 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.