Art for the People is now offering ceramics classes at the Takoma Park Community Center. Spring 2014 classes are currently underway. Visit the Takoma Park Recreation Department website for more details. 

 

 

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TAKOMA PARK SENIOR PROGRAM

Artists from Art For The People have provided arts and crafts workshops through the Takoma Park Recreation Council since 2001.

The Maryland State Arts Council funded a AFTP program called "The Gift of Art". Seniors sewed blankets for the residents of the Helping Hands Family Shelter in Rockville, Maryland and painted small acrylic works which were donated to Holy Cross Hospital adult day care.

AFTP provides ongoing arts and crafts to seniors.

 

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY CORRECTIONAL PROGRAM

Pre-Release Center

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Art for the People has held workshops for women in the Montgomery County Pre-Release Center, making handpainted cups, tote bags, felt beads, yarn dolls, fleece pillows and personal collage journals.

 

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COMMUNITY MURAL FOR THE OLD BLAIR AUDITORIUM

Art For The People held 3 workshops at the Silver Spring International Middle School. Storytellers and performers worked with visual artists and community members, inspiring designs by kids and families.

Funded by grants from the Maryland State Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Read more: Children & Families

INTERFAITH WORKS / COMMUNITY VISION DAY CENTER FOR THE HOMELESS, Silver Spring

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Art For The People offers ongoing painting classes at Community Vision Day Center taught by Alice Sims and visiting teachers. Work by participants is often shown at the Kefa CafĂ© in downtown Silver Spring, or Takoma Park restaurants, Mark's Kitchen and Rosco's Pizza. Participants enjoyed making paper dolls and small sculptures, painting, ceramics, printmaking, and other activities.

Read more: Adult Shelters