Postcard for 2024 Art of We: Are Still Celebrating celebration and fundraiser

 Join Upstream Arts for our celebration and fundraiser, The Art of We: Are Still Celebrating! We’re looking forward to reconnecting IN PERSON at the Luminary Arts Center and simultaneously ONLINE via livestream as we gather our community to celebrate and raise funds for another year of innovative work at the intersection of art, disability, and learning.

Register for a free ticket now!

The Art of We: Are Still Celebrating, Upstream Arts’ Annual Community Celebration and Fundraiser

You! And your friends, family, colleagues, and community. Open to the general public – RSVP requested

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
6pm-9pm IN PERSON (Program begins at 7:15pm)
7-8pm ONLINE

Luminary Arts Center
700 N 1st St., Minneapolis, MN 55401 (click for map)
and live on Zoom
Learn more about Parking and Accessibility here.

+ Opportunities to engage with Upstream Arts activities, artists, and art
+ The chance to win exciting prizes
+ Ways to support Upstream Arts’ work through a Fund-a-Need
+ Hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, and more

Feel free to be as festive or as casual as you want!

Free, but space is limited!
Register now so that we can plan for your attendance.
Click here to RSVP right now!

Yes! There will be opportunities to support Upstream Arts during the event through our Fund-A-Need!


Family friendly and fully accessible! Learn more about access here.

In Person ASL interpretation by Sarah Brown and Phyllis Genest-Stein

Online ASL interpretation by Nancy B

Audio description by Laurie Pape Hadley

Live captioning

Large-print and Braille printed programs available.

Masks are optional. The Luminary Arts Center is equipped with an HVAC system using MERV-13 filters with an Air Change per Hour (ACH) rate of approximately 4.5 (about every 13 minutes). If you are sick, experiencing symptoms of Covid-19, or have had a recent exposure, please stay home and join us online.

This is not a fragrance-free event.  However, if you are able, we ask you to refrain from wearing scented products such as perfume, cologne, and fragrant personal care products when attending the event in person.

The event is free to attend and will be live-streamed online for those who are unable to attend in person.


If you have any questions or would like to make a tax-deductible gift to Upstream Arts in advance of the event, please call (612) 331-4584 or click here to invest online.

Huge thanks to our sponsors, whose generosity makes it possible for this fully accessible event to be completely free to attend. You can learn more about our full circle of sponsors here

Want to know more about what to expect? You can learn about the Upstream Arts activities that you can participate in and check out the Social Skills Scavenger Hunt, which gives you the chance to win exciting prize packages.

We can’t wait to see you soon!

Group of attendees posing as part of the Drop In Class at the Art of We event.
A Teaching Artist guides an attendee at the Paint-the-Music station.
Founders Julie and Matt Guidry speak at the front of the stage at the Art of We event.
Teaching Artists and an attendee practice an Upstream Arts activity at the Art of We event.

Images from the 2023 Art of We, photographed by Jason Bucklin.