About Us

Arts Corps is a leading non-profit arts education organization dedicated to developing creative habits of mind in young people. Based in Seattle, Washington, Arts Corps bring hands-on arts classes to youth with little or no other access to arts learning opportunities, predominately children in low income communities of color.

We go to where young people already are – their schools, community centers and housing sites – to ensure maximum access.

We hire exceptional teaching artists who are mentors, teachers and practicing artists who expand creative possibility for young people.

In 2012, Arts Corps was awarded the highest national honor in community based arts education by the White House, The National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.