Watch today’s Morning Announcements for At-Home Homecoming!

Every contribution made during Spirit Week supports studio ACCESS: our new virtual programming made of short arts-learning videos from our Teaching Artists! Together we continue to cultivate self-expression and social connection with our disability community.

Help us reach our goal of $20,000 to fund studio ACCESS!

Visit our GiveMN page HERE to give today.

 

 

OUR NEWS

Upstream Arts’ At Home Homecoming May 19-21st

Join us for At Home Homecoming: A Spirit Week Fundraiser of school-style festivities to support our work.  Now more than ever, we're looking forward to celebrating with you!...
Cristina Castro, Upstream Arts Teaching Artist and At Home Homecoming co-host, wearing a UA t-shirt holds up a homemade UA spiral logo made out of cardboard. On their shirt is a homemade "homecoming mum" from UA annual reports. They are cheering enthusiastically!

See our Spirit Week Schedule!

Spirit Week Schedule May 19th-21stSign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Instagram for real-time Homecoming updates! Tues, May 19th - Day 1: High School...

In Small Moments: Finding Togetherness

As we adapt and innovate to stay connected, Artistic Director Matt Guidry shares some of Upstream Arts' best practices so that those who are sheltering at home, out of...

In Small Moments: Creatively Connecting

As we adapt and innovate to stay connected, Artistic Director Matt Guidry shares some of Upstream Arts' best practices so that those who are sheltering at home, out of...
A dark stormy cloud with rain and a lightning bolt shooting its way across the sky.

In Small Moments: How We Practice Invitation

As we adapt and innovate to stay connected, Artistic Director Matt Guidry shares some of Upstream Arts' best practices so that those who are sheltering at home, out of...

In Small Moments: Notes on Practice with Matt Guidry

As we adapt and innovate to stay connected, Artistic Director Matt Guidry shares some of Upstream Arts' best practices so that those who are sheltering at home, out of...

Meet the new humans of Upstream Arts: Welcome to the world, Sylvan! Welcome to the team, Elle!

In a time of sudden change, all of us at Upstream Arts are jubilant to welcome two new people into our community, Sylvan Igneous Madaus Derenne and Elle Thoni!  Sylvan is...
Art of We Postcard. UA Teaching Artists, and attendees of all ages pose in an expressive group statue at the Art of We Event. "Join us for our annual community celebration and fundraiser. Upstream Arts. The Art of We: Grow Together In Practice. May 18th, 2020. 6-9pm. American Swedish Institute. 2600 Park Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55407. Free and Open to the Public.

Join us for The Art of We: Grow Together in Practice

Join Upstream Arts for a joyful garden party and fundraiser! Gather together to raise funds for another year of groundbreaking work at the intersection of art, disability,...
The participants of The Moth workshop.

Recap- Community Storytelling Workshop with The Moth

Upstream Arts was thrilled to once again collaborate with the acclaimed storytelling organization The Moth. Thanks in part to a generous grant from Headwaters Foundation, we...
A young participant plays the drums via iPad with two Teaching Artists.

Together We Grow in Practice: May 18, 2020

At Upstream Arts, we believe in the power of art for all ages, and we are working with individuals at every stage of life, from birth through retirement. As we gear up for...

OUR MISSION

Upstream Arts uses the power of the creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities.

2018-2019 ANNUAL REPORT

Learn more about the impact of our work at the intersection of arts, disability, and learning!

 

 

Click HERE to read!