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14th of December 2017

Kathleen’s Top Seven

A guest blog submitted by ArtStream actor Kathleen. My top seven reasons to be a part of ArtStream: We are the Stars of the World. We are Amazing people to be who we want be in the world — in every day life! We have friends and families who are there with you every step…


A Letter from Board Chairman Franklin Myers

Dear Friends, Are you ready to try something completely new? Something that’s never been done before? Step out of your routine? Perform solo? This year, seven ArtStreamers took a giant step into the unknown and auditioned for the very first ArtStream Cabaret.  With courage, confidence and joy, each person shared a skill they are proud…


13th of November 2017

Sample Exercises: Improv

ArtStream makes improv accessible for everyone! What is improv? Improv is making up a scene and acting it out. If you’ve ever seen the show “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” you already have an idea of what improv is like. Sometimes the scene is only a few lines long. Sometimes there are no lines at all.…


3rd of November 2017

Guest Blog – Random Acts of Kindness with ArtStreamer Alyson

My name is Alyson. I did Social Club through ArtStream with Nicolette Stearns. She is a wonderful instructor who has taught me many social skills that I have learned. One of the homework assignments we were given at social club was to write down and do seven random acts of kindness. The random act of…


16th of October 2017

$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 grant will support tuition assistance in ArtStream programs. ArtStream is counted among 27 organizations supporting people with disabilities who received funding from the Foundation in October 2017, totaling over $300,000. “The Safeway Foundation and Safeway have a long history of…


25th of July 2017

ArtStream’s administrative office moved to Chevy Chase

Will my classes change? No. All ArtStream classes will be held at their usual locations. Will the phone number change? No. You can still reach us at 301-565-4567 during regular business hours. Why move? More than anything, we wanted our offices to be completely accessible for guests, volunteers, and potential staff members. Can I visit? Yes.…


11th of July 2017

$38,770 Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council

ArtStream is proud to be the recipient of a $38,770 General Operating Grant from the Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).  This grant represents ArtStream’s seventh consecutive grant cycle of support from MSAC. We are incredibly grateful to the Maryland State Arts Council for all of their support. The Maryland State Arts Council is an agency dedicated to…


6th of July 2017

$22,700 Grant from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County

ArtStream, Inc. is proud to be the recipient of a $22,700 grant from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. This is the fifth consecutive cycle of support from the Council The Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County cultivates and supports excellence in the arts and humanities, expands access to cultural expression, and…


15th of June 2017

“She’s dramatic! I’m a dramatic character.”

ArtStream actor Rachel was interviewed about her role in Lasagnawood. Here are some highlights from the interview. What’s the name of your play? Lasagnawood. The title is called Lasagnawood. So it’s about making a movie in Hollywood? There are two different parts. People are in, like, different scenes from Hollywood and Italy. Some of the…


12th of June 2017

“One of the best” community-based nonprofits

ArtStream is proud to be included in 2017-2018 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington as “one of the best” community-based nonprofits. “People want to know where to give and they need trusted information. Based on our in-depth review, we believe that ArtStream is one of the best community-based nonprofits in the region.” – Barbara Harman, founder…