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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

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.

Monday, February 11th

Class Acts Artists Kim and Reggie Harris brought their Music from the Underground Railroad show to students at Chapel District ES. Using song and story, the acclaimed duo brought to life the inspiring triumph won by a network of slaves and committed citizens from all walks of life. Read more and see video

Wednesday, January 30th

Class Acts Artist Dakshina Dance offered a world dance treat to students in Easton MD yesterday with their lively program, "Dancing Around the World." Read more

Monday, January 7th

Cantaré musicians Cecilia Esquivel and Dani Cortaza performed for students at the Blow Pierce Junior Academy Friday morning.  Their musical offerings highlighted holiday music from Latin America and its indigenous, European, and African roots.  Class Acts Arts, Inc. and Capital One Bank sponsored the performance.

Monday, October 29th

Class Acts Arts annual celebration of the arts will feature collaborations by national and internationally renowned DC-based artists.

Wednesday, October 24th

Claire Schwadron, Director of Project Youth ArtReach, an award-winning positive youth development program for youthful offenders and incarcerated adults, received the Education Award from the Montgomery County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities which was held at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center on Monday night.

Tuesday, October 23rd

Project Youth ArtReach Director Claire Schwadron received the Education Award at last night's Montgomery County Executive's Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities.

Tuesday, September 25th

Class Acts Arts of Silver Spring, MD, presents its 3rd annual FIESTA! Feasting and Fêting the Arts fundraiser on Friday, November 16 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center (7995 Georgia Ave. Silver Spring, MD.)

Wednesday, July 18th

Project Youth ArtReach, a part of Class Acts Arts, is featured in Gazette article: Boyds prisoners find focus, new lives through art program

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