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Highlighted Partners

Touchstone Community School, Grafton, MA

Cultivates a joy of lifelong learning through transformative intellectual, social & emotional growth.

  • Continuing partner in our African Arts in Education Residency Program
  • Every student in the school experienced African drumming, dancing, and art.
  • Piloted our new STEAM program, in which students tuned handmade African drums using the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics

Mechanics HallWorcester, MA

Internationally regarded as one of the world’s great concert halls for its superb acoustics and inspirational beauty. 

  • Featured performers for their Annual Celebration of Excellence
  • Debuted our 4-pc African Jazz ensemble at their Brown Bag Concert Series
  • Partnering to perform interactive concerts for Worcester Public School students

African Community Education, Worcester, MA

Empowers African refugees and immigrants to achieve educational and social stability.

  • Provide ongoing instruction in African drumming and dancing for ACE youth
  • Annual participation in the Spring Festival, featuring student led performances
  • Inspired the creation of our Cultural Ambassador Training Program

The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord, MA

Enriches lives and builds a vibrant community through the arts.Enriches lives and builds a vibrant community through the arts.

  • Collaborated to produce all-day African Artistry festival
  • Art, Music and Dance workshops
  • Concert featured performers from South Sudan, Mali, Guinea, Tanzania, Liberia and America

The African Art Residency on Friday was the best day I have had at Eastford Road School so far this year! We have been enjoying the artwork from the gallery and the school-wide performance was outstanding. The kindergarteners loved the music and it was great that they were included in the last song. Seeing them dance and shake their instruments was heartwarming. They loved it! The drum/instrument lessons went very well too! Not only did the students enjoy it, but the teachers had fun watching as well. Some teachers even joined in when there was an extra instrument.

Kathleen E.P. Small

Art Teacher, Eastford Road School

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