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Monday, June 20th
Class Acts Arts, Inc., a nonprofit, arts education outreach organization serving the Greater Washington, DC Metropolitan area, is proud to announce its new name: Artivate, Inc. After more than 20 years of bringing the arts to schools and communities as Class Acts Arts, the organization embarked on a rebranding project this spring to rejuvenate its brand and better connect with audiences.
Tuesday, May 10th
Class Acts Arts moved into our new office space on April 22nd.
Our NEW address is:
8455 Colesville Rd. Suite 202
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Wednesday, March 23rd
Roll Over Beethoven @ The Fillmore
A Concert Featuring Cello Fury
With Christylez Bacon & Wytold
And Special Guests the School of Rock Silver Spring House Band
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Doors open @ 7pm. Show starts @ 7:30pm
General club admission $35. Premium seating $50. Students $15
The Fillmore Silver Spring
8656 Colesville Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Just a short walk from the Silver Spring Metro
A Silver Spring Arts and Entertainment District Event
Proceeds to benefit Class Acts Arts’ Arts Education Programming
Thursday, September 10th
Class Acts Arts Annual Gala "Art Inspires" Tickets on Sale Now!
Honorees: Joan Burns & Jeanne Simon
Silver Spring Civic Building, One Veterans Plaza
Thursday, October 15th, 7pm to 10pm
All proceeds benefit Class Acts Arts
To Purchase Tickets, Please Follow this Link
Sunday, February 8th
Class Acts ROCKS! @ The Fillmore Silver Spring
Class Acts Arts artists Cello Fury from Pittsbugh and DC native Christylez Bacon with Wytold Lebing will bring their extraordinary sound to the hottest stage in the DC area! Join us at The Fillmore Silver Spring on Wednesday, March 25. Doors open at 7:00pm and the show begins at 7:30pm.
Do not miss this unique event! Tickets go on sale Monday, February 9th. Trendsetter tickets for $25 available for a limited time!
Tuesday, October 7th
Join Class Acts Arts in celebrating 20 years of Cultural Arts programming and those that have made it possible:
Ms Priscilla Peterson, MCCPTA Cultural Arts Chair
and The Maret School of Washington DC
Tuesday, September 9th
Cantare will bring their interactive cultural arts programming to the stage for the Silver Spring Maker Faire this Sunday, September 14. Stop by the Veterans Plaza stage from 12:30 to 1:30 and then enjoy the rest of the faire!
For more information on the Silver Spring Maker Faire, click HERE
Through their performance, Cantare will encourage all to sing and dance on this Latin American tour exploring the Indigenous, European and African cultures that shape its music. Share Cantaré’s captivating Spanish and Portuguese songs and rhythms and experience fascinating instruments - donkey jaw, goat toenail rattle and armadillo shell guitar. Themed programs include Carnaval, Navidad, Rainforest, Native American Roots and Latin American Folktales). Performance highlights include National Museum of Women in the Arts, Kennedy Center, Strathmore, Smithsonian Discovery Theater and Wolf Trap.
The Washington Area Music Association nominated Cantaré 7 times for Best Children’s Group or Best Latin Group, and Cecilia Esquivel 5 times for Best Latino Vocalist. She received the WAMMIE award in 2004, 2007 and 2008. Cantaré is a 2006 Parents’ Choice Recommended award winner for their CD, Al Agua Pato. A larger ensemble is also available. Winter discount.
Wednesday, September 3rd
Class Acts Arts begins a year-long celebration of the arts in education and artists in the community. The celebration kicks off on Thursday, October 16 at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. Proceeds from the event benefit the Class Acts Arts educational outreach programming.
Monday, June 30th
Host Laurie Edberg interviews Class Acts Arts Executive Director James Modrick on BEHIND THE CURTAIN, a YouTube show about the arts and arts organizations in Montgomery County, MD.
Friday, May 30th
On Saturday May, 17, Class Acts Arts Founder, Busy Graham, was recognized for her efforts to increase the funding for visiting performer and artist-in-residence programs in Talbot County schools.
Wednesday, May 14th
Class Acts Arts joins the Commonweal Foundation for a fourth year of bringing arts programming to summer camps for children and youth from low-income minority households in Montgomery and Prince Georges’ County.
Wednesday, April 30th
The Gazette shines a spotlight on our very own Project Youth ArtReach today:
Monday, April 21st
Grant to support Project Youth ArtReach, an arts-in-corrections project
Friday, April 18th
Wednesday, April 16th
Tuesday, April 29 Fundraiser
Tuesday, November 5th
an arts early childhood development program
Monday, August 12th
Get involved in your PTA, make a difference for all children...
Tuesday, June 25th
Welcome to Summer Vacation, Students and Parents! Here's a challenge from Class Acts Arts -- explore some of these summer concerts, workshops and more to keep learning and enjoying the arts during the coming months.
Monday, May 6th
A conversation between Class Acts Arts artist Karim Nagi and Executive Director James E. Modrick highlights the important role of the arts to create bridges of cultural understanding.
Wednesday, March 27th
On Wednesday, April 3 at 11:00 a.m., the mural “Flower Dreams” will be unveiled in the heart of the Long Branch neighborhood, a vibrant ethnic cultural center. Mural created by Project Youth ArtReach of Class Acts Arts.