Bringing our proven model to SPPS

  Did you know that Upstream Arts is running more than 30 programs this winter in pre-K-12 classrooms? Much of this work is happening in Minneapolis Public Schools, where we’re proud to have spent nearly a decade collaborating with the Special Education and...

art i. facts – July 2013

I don’t like to do painting, but trying it made me like it. Making pictures with my body Loud blue like a big circle. Red like a bouncy ball thrown to the sky like a starburst. Scratching the air and jumping, Expressing ourselves. Last week, we led a residency...

art i. facts – June 2013

  This past year, Upstream Arts worked with students at Riverbend Education Center, a K-8 school that serves students with severe emotional and behavioral disabilities. One of our activities, Mirror Painting, involves a series of stations: one student explores...