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Friday, April 18th

Christylez Bacon voted Best Local Hip-Hop Artist in the 2014 Washington City PaperReader's Poll

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

Sunday, July 1st

The board of directors of Class Acts Arts announces the appointment of James E. Modrick as the organization’s next Executive Director

Monday, June 25th

Class Acts Artists are making an impact in the community this summer.

Tuesday, May 1st

Project Youth ArtReach (PYA), a program of Class Acts Arts that brings art programs to youth in correctional settings in Maryland, is partnering with Weisser Gallery and Glass Studio to exhibit artwork made during residencies by inmates at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility (MCCF) in Clarksburg, MD. The exhibition, titled “In Our Hands,” opens on May 11th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Weisser Gallery, and will be on display through June 13th, 2012.

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