REMINDER: Local arts education non-profit Arts Corps will be holding their annual end-of-school year celebration and fundraiser Art & Sol this Saturday, June 8, 2024, from 12–2 p.m. at TAF Bethaday Community Learning Space in White Center.

This event is free and open to the community, and will feature performances by both students and Teaching Artists, art activities for the whole family, an art exhibit, and a raffle. 

  • Arts Corps is a nationally recognized youth arts education organization that works to address the race and income-based opportunity gap in access to arts education. 
  • In the 2022-23 school year, Arts Corps served over 2,150 students across Seattle and King County, approximately 82% of whom were students of color and 68% who qualified for free or reduced lunch. 
  • Through participation in arts integration, out-of-school arts and teen leadership programs, Arts Corps students experience the transformative power of creativity and gain a deepened belief in their own capacity to learn, persist, and achieve. 
  • Art & Sol is an annual community celebration which brings together students from different programs and their families. It also functions as a fundraiser. This year, Arts Corps expects 100 guests and anticipates raising $100,000.

More info here: 

https://artscorps.org/art-sol-2024/

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