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Inner-City Arts Names New President/Chief Executive Officer

Inner-City Arts, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most effective arts education providers, will welcome new leadership when nonprofit executive Shelby Williams-González assumes the position of President and Chief Executive Officer on June 1, 2021. Williams-González’ passion for arts education has spanned a two-decade career as a teaching artist, senior level administrator, and executive […]

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Inner-City Arts Awarded $1.2 Million Grant Through LA Arts Recovery Fund

Inner-City Arts is profoundly grateful to have been awarded a $1.2 million grant through the LA Arts Recovery Fund, administered by the California Community Foundation. This two-year funding safeguards our future stability as we continue to recover from the past year of unexpected change. At a time when our students are experiencing such great need, […]

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Inner-City Arts Awarded $150,000 Grant from S. Mark Taper Foundation to...

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Inner-City Arts, a leading education nonprofit providing access to creative instruction for young people in Los Angeles—has received a $150,000, one-year grant from the S. Mark Taper Foundation to support the organization’s general operations.  “Their continued commitment to our cause enables us to continue to provide creative arts learning and critical thinking […]

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Rhett & Link of Mythical Entertainment Announce November 19th YouTube Livestream...

Rhett & Link of Good Mythical Morning on YouTube   Mythical’s first-ever all-day livestream event will air on the company’s flagship Good Mythical Morning channel, broadcast to nearly 17 million subscribers Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 2020—On Thursday, November 19th, the Internet’s biggest daily talk show (Rhett & Link’s Good Mythical Morning) will host a […]

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Curiious and Inner-City Arts Recognized for Game-Changing Virtual Reality Education Platform

Mia Bella Chavez, a student from the “Work of Art” College and Career Readiness Program discussing the VR experience with California By Design judge Dan Harden   Takes 2nd Place in TV program California By Design’s “Best of the Best” awards Los Angeles, CA, August 6, 2020 — A world-first educational Virtual Reality partnership between […]

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Inner-City Arts Takes Solvency Steps to Ensure Continued Programming During COVID-19

“3D Hands” student artwork created with 3D pens from Teaching Artist Eva Perez’ Introduction to Drawing class, Summer 2017   Dear Community, Since March, Inner-City Arts has undertaken changes to our 2020 strategy to respond to the impacts of COVID-19. Arts organizations everywhere are being tested by enormous financial upheaval and extraordinary stress. Like our […]

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Skid Row education nonprofit launches global art campaign in partnership with...

#spreadheART aims to connect people across distances with inspiring, artistic messages of hope and healing Los Angeles, CA—With school campuses and arts institutions shuttered since March, cultural and educational organizations everywhere have swiftly transformed their service models for virtual spaces. In the case of creative learning center Inner-City Arts, that has meant engaging its young […]