Earlier this year, Martellus Bennett retired from the NFL to build a company he’d been thinking about for a long time: the Imagination Agency, which creates multimedia stories for children. We spend a day with him, from big presentations to the Kids’ Choice Awards. View the video featuring Bennett’s visit to Inner-City Arts on Inc.com.
We are pleased to share that The Rosenthal Theater Director Dolores Chávez will receive the Queen of Angels Award from Stage Raw, which recognizes significant contribution to the Los Angeles theater and arts community. Past recipients include a list of esteemed LA-based actors and advocates, arts administrators and leaders, artistic directors and even drama critics […]
Photo credit: Andrey Andreev [ VIEW MORE PHOTOS ] This month, we celebrated the 2018 Work of Art graduating class, sending the cadre of 17 students off to pursue their creative career or college endeavors. The graduation program–attended by family, friends and supporters–highlighted student artwork and performances. Students heard from Inner-City Arts alumnus Kenneth Chancey and […]
We are proud to have been featured in the inaugural issue of TONAL, a new biannual printed journal dedicated to celebrating the strength, ambition, and beauty in women of color. The 300-page hardcover magazine, which features more than 50 writers, photographers and creatives from around the world, has highlighted the work of Inner-City Arts […]
We are astounded and filled with joy over a completed project emerging out of this past session’s Inner-City Arts x Red Hook Labs high school workshop “Seen and Unseen: The Making of a Zine,” led by teaching artist Collette McGruder. In this course, student artists collaborated with zine makers, photographers, creative directors and stylists to create […]
We are excited to announce and share with you our first-ever Membership Program! Join our movement, and a growing community of dedicated supporters, to unlock the creative potential of Los Angeles’ youth by becoming an advocate for arts education. In the coming weeks, hear from Inner-City Arts students, teaching artists, and alumni about the life-changing […]
We are proud to share with you our recently published 2017 Impact Report! Discover the many ways Inner-City Arts served our city last year and explore the wide-range and impact of our student, educator and community programming and service. Preview a digital version below or download here.
At the start of this Winter’s Learning and Achieving Through the Arts session, our teaching artists and program staff collaborated to develop new programming tailored to meet and support the unique social, cognitive and creative developmental needs of our middle school youth. Over the course of 4 months and 16 weekly meetings, middle school students and their […]
From KCET ARTBOUND‘s “The Broad Invites the Children of L.A. to Explore Their Very Own Museum“: Bob Bates, Co-Founder and Artistic Director of Inner-City Arts (ICA), also feels thankful for his educational art center’s partnership with The Broad. ICA teachers have been able to visit with their students on a regular basis. “It is a […]
Last year, LIFEWTR connected with Inner-City Arts and asked us to nominate students to consider for their latest design bottle series. The new Series 4 artwork highlights the work of three emerging artists who discovered a more inspired future through arts education programs available to them in their communities. We’re proud to share with you […]