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Join us for The Art of We: Can Dance If We Want To

Join Upstream Arts as we revel in the Year of Voice and Choice, gathering our community to celebrate and raise funds for another year of innovative work at the intersection of art, disability, and learning. WHEN Monday, May 20, 2019 6-9pm | Program at 7pm WHERE...

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Recap: The Art of Me with Merrick

Artists from Upstream Arts and Merrick collaborated on an original Art of Me performance on Thursday, February 28 at 4pm. After 18 weeks or working together, building ensemble, experimenting in the creative process, and expressing who they are through multiple...

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Gratitude & The Work Ahead – January 2019

Thank you to the following supporters who have contributed since our last update. Your commitment supports an incredible record-breaking 38 residencies this spring season! With your support, we will work with and alongside more individuals with disabilities than ever...

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Join us for The Art of Me with Merrick

Join us for an original performance of The Art of Me, co-created by Upstream Arts and Merrick*. Drawing on structured improvisations from Upstream Arts classes, the show features creative contributions of artists with disabilities from the Merrick community, providing...

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Gratitude & The Work Ahead – December 2018

We're grateful for the phenomenal supporters who have donated since our last update, helping us to end 2018 on a strong note:Kim Adams and J. Scott Johnson; Michael Anderson and Katie Peacock; Marie France and William Beitz; Rochelle and Regan Cox; Barbara and Tim...

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Artists Around Town – December 2018

Our Teaching Artists and Staff are involved in a wide range of professional projects outside of their work with Upstream Arts. Each month, we post opportunities to see their performances, exhibitions, and other events as well as notable accomplishments.Brian Bose will...

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