Wells Fargo Cultural Excellence Grant Supports Programming At Title I Schools

Wells Fargo Cultural Excellence Grant Supports Programming at Title I Schools

  • April 23, 2019

Artivate is pleased to announce new funding available to Title I schools through a generous Cultural Excellence Grant from Wells Fargo. Qualifying schools in Washington, D.C. and select counties in Maryland (Montgomery County, Prince George's) and Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Fairfax) will receive funding as a 50/50 match of program fees for a performance program taking place now through November 30, 2019 (travel fee additional; some restrictions apply). Funding will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis to schools…

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Farewell From Executive Director, James Modrick

Farewell From Executive Director, James Modrick

  • September 25, 2019

To all Friends of Artivate, It was just a little more than seven years ago, that I was given the privilege of being the Executive Director of Artivate. What an adventure it has been, all the while knowing the joy and wonder that I had a small part in creating connections in communities through the brilliant work of the Artivate artists.  I have decided that after seven years, it is time for me to seek new personal and professional opportunities. …

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Artivate 2018-2019 Multicultural Arts Education Programs Brochure

Artivate 2018-2019 Multicultural Arts Education Programs Brochure

  • September 3, 2019

2019-2020 ARTIST AND PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Artivate is pleased to share highlights from our annual Multicultural Arts Education Programs Brochure (click to view or download) featuring Artivate's teaching artists: We are happy to present Anansegro of Ghana as Kofi Dennis continues in the tradition of Anansegromma of Ghana. Cantaré and Dovie Thomason offer new preschool programs. Arturo Ho Offers a new one-day residency option. Bowen McCauley Dance Company, Prakriti Dance, and Smithsonian Associates Discovery Theater on Touroffer new programs. Barynya, Bowen McCauley…

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Programming Updates

Programming Updates

  • August 13, 2019

We’re busy designing our newest Artist Programming Brochure and adding new and updated program information our website. Look for the hard copy brochure in your mailbox at the end of this month or complete the Join Our Mailing List form to request a brochure.

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Save The Date To “Celebrate!”

Save the Date to “Celebrate!”

  • July 25, 2019

  Celebrate Artivate! - October 25th Friday, October 25th - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pmVisArts - Rockville Town Square (155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD 20850) Plan to join your friends with Artivate for this annual fundraiser celebrating artists in communities! The Greatest Celebration on Earth!  A fun night of music, food , drinks and dancing - plus our unique 'artsy' silent auction. Individual tickets will go on sale Monday, September 16th. Like and follow Artivate on Facebook for updates or…

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Join Us For Brunch

Join us for Brunch

  • June 14, 2019

Join Artivate Board Member Ronesha Butler and friends on June 23rd from noon to 2 pm for an afternoon of good food and great conversation with Artivate teaching artist Arturo Ho, benefiting the artist programming of Artivate.

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Remembering Kwame Ansah-Brew

Remembering Kwame Ansah-Brew

  • June 13, 2019

Kwame, along with long-time friend and co-artist, Kofi Dennis, has performed and taught as Anansegromma of Ghana for thousands of people across the greater DC region through Artivate, formerly Class Acts Arts, for more than 20 years.

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Mosaics And Music: Make Peace The News – Sunday, June 2

Mosaics and Music: Make Peace the News – Sunday, June 2

  • May 22, 2019

Sunday, June 2nd3:00 to 5:00 pmDawson's Market in Rockville Town Square225 North Washington Street Please join Artivate and the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation to "Make Peace the News" at Mosaics & Music! This event will feature the unveiling of a community mosaic mural panel created at the 2018 Peace Day with Artivate ceramic artist Carien Quiroga, which is pictured in progress above. Also featured will be a performance by Artivate teaching artist Wytold, as well as spoken word performances celebrating…

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Glen Echo Park Carousel Day 2019

Glen Echo Park Carousel Day 2019

  • April 25, 2019

Artivate is proud to sponsor performances by our artists at Glen Echo Park’s Carousel Day!
Look for Artivate artists Barynya, Cantaré, and Mark H Rooney performing throughout the day in the Bumper Car Pavilion and the Spanish Ballroom.

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