Art Speaks by Evelyn Digirolamo

Art Speaks by Evelyn Digirolamo

  Well, we celebrated “The Year of the Teaching Artist” in style a couple weeks ago at The Art of We: Are Family. Check out the photos from the evening and the video tribute that we shared that night. But the year is not officially over until the end of June, so...
Perspectives on Inclusion

Perspectives on Inclusion

  The following contains the opinions, perspectives, and stories of Upstream Arts Co-Founder and Artistic Director Matt Guidry, based on his 25 years of parenting a son with differences, some of which are perceived and some of which are obvious. My work and my...
The Art of Community Inclusion

The Art of Community Inclusion

  “Tammy’s Case Manager said that Tammy has grown immensely with Upstream Arts; so much so that, after seven years of being known as ‘The Dishwasher Queen,’ Tammy has gone beyond her comfort zone and asked to learn a different work position....
Artful Instruction

Artful Instruction

  Last week, Julie and I began facilitating a 5-month professional development course with nine Minneapolis Public Schools educators. This group will meet several days a month from now through November. We’ll be sharing Upstream Arts’ Artful Instruction...