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Building Community in the Classroom

Amanda Tooley, a fifth grade teacher at Angeles Mesa Elementary School in Crenshaw, first engaged with Inner-City Arts in 2018 by participating in the Professional Development Institute’s Creativity in the Classroom series. Seeing the impact of the workshops on her own teaching practice propelled Amanda to later attend our Summer Creativity Practicum and STEAM Connections […]

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Inner-City Arts Rides in the 2019 Rose Parade

Inner-City Arts started the New Year with music, horses, and lots of flowers. Our long-time friends and supporters, Wells Fargo, invited our students to take centerstage during the festivities leading up to and during the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade. Days before the 2019 Rose Parade, Inner-City Arts student alumni Yrah Ramos Del Sol sang […]

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Creativity is a Gift, and This One's for You.

Together, we are LA. Together, as a community, we have the potential to greatly impact the lives of thousands of Los Angeles youth through arts programming. For being such an essential part of this effort and remaining a supportive member of this community, thank you. Please enjoy these digital gifts from our students, created in our studios, as […]

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Read Poems from our Fall 2018 Creative Writing Class!

This past fall, high school students in our Creative Writing workshop explored the themes of identity, resilience, and passion through poetry. Led by teaching artist Jesse Bliss, students published a chapbook entitled, “What Risen Phoenixes Look Like: For Our Generation.” Co-edited by creative writing student Karenth O., this chapbook contains poignant observations and deeply felt poetry […]

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“Enjoy each moment.” Inner-City Arts Volunteer Shares What He’s Learned in...

Every day hundreds of students walk through our campus to develop creative skills and explore their imagination. Our dedicated and passionate volunteers are an essential part of making Inner-City Arts a safe, creative, and collaborative environment for young people. We took the time to talk to Micah Lewis, a freelance character design and storyboard artist, […]

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Announcing LA SPEAKS: On the Evolution of the Artist

Inner-City Arts is excited to debut a new series presented by The Rosenthal Theater called LA SPEAKS, a gathering and platform for voices in our community. In our first installment, LA SPEAKS: On the Evolution of the Artist, we welcome teen participants to engage with professionals and emerging creatives on November 3, 2018 on the Inner-City Arts campus. This […]