Upstream Arts Participants at Highland Friendship Club

Who We Serve

Our residencies are designed to provide a lifetime of arts learning experiences for individuals with disabilities, from birth to retirement and beyond. We also regularly offer community programs and trainings open to people of all abilities, including artists, educators, program staff, administrators, producers, and the general public.

Upstream Arts Participant and Teaching ArtistSchool Programs

We partner with school districts to offer programming for students receiving Special Education services, from birth to age 21. Learn more here.

Upstream Arts participants at Opportunity PartnersAdult Programs

We partner with Adult Day Programs and other service providers to offer programming for adults with disabilities ages 21 to 75+. Learn more here.

Upstream Arts participants at Valley Friendship ClubCommunity Programs

We use the arts to support community services; produce performances and exhibitions; and join cross-sector dialogues. Learn more here.

Upstream Arts Teaching ArtistsTraining Programs

We provide professional development opportunities for artists, organizations, educators, and cross-sector leaders. Learn more here.

Curious about bringing Upstream Arts to your school or organization, but having trouble imagining what we would do? Contact us to set up a 1-hour “freebie”! This session – absolutely free of charge – can offer a better understanding of how we work to support individuals with a range of cognitive, developmental, emotional, behavioral, and physical disabilities.