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Lidl Skland Students Artwork David Keith Photography

DC student artists design special Lidl shopping bags

DC student artists teamed up with Lidl to create special-edition tote bags featuring iconic local scenes. Proceeds supported Joyful Food Markets to expand fresh food access in Wards 7 and 8.

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Lidl Skyland Students Artwork David Keith Photography

D.C. Students Showcase Their Artwork at Lidl’s at Skyland Town Center

DC students showcased limited-edition charity tote bags at Lidl’s Skyland Town Center. Inspiring young artists!

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ArtistsNonviolence

Project Create Helps Artist’s Antiviolence Message

Project Create has spent the past 29 years nurturing youth through art. News4 features a message about peace and nonviolence through poetry and creative expression in the community. 

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OST Blog Series

OST Voices #23 | Project Create by Christie Walser

Since 1994, Project Create has nurtured young minds through arts education. Now, we’re expanding to meet growing mental health needs with art therapy.

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Artists v. Hate: Standing Up For Humanity

Artists v. Hate: Standing Up for Humanity

Project Create partnered with the D.C. Office of the Attorney General to launch a youth art competition that counters hate, promotes social justice and inspires change through art.

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Project Create offers art therapy to DC youth

Project Create provides free art therapy programs as Washington, DC faces increased crime rates. These arts programs help children manage prolonged stress and trauma in a safe environment.

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Project Create Newsletters

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May 2024 Newsletter

We have wrapped up the semester with our annual Spring Showcase! Now, we’re getting ready for an unforgettable summer of creativity and fun with digital media including music production and visual arts — drawing, painting, collaging and more at Project Create Arts Center in Anacostia!

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March 2024 Newsletter

Step into Spring with our March Newsletter! Meet our new interns, explore our fresh lineup of classes, and join us as we bloom into creativity this season.

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January 2024 Newsletter

Learn what Project Create is up to in 2024. This year we welcome new classes and new educators into our family and offer opportunities for our students to travel, learn, and create art for the world to see.

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Project Create Newsletters

Spring Semester Banner

May 2024 Newsletter

We have wrapped up the semester with our annual Spring Showcase! Now, we’re getting ready for an unforgettable summer of creativity and fun with digital media including music production and visual arts — drawing, painting, collaging and more at Project Create Arts Center in Anacostia!

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March 2024 Newsletter

Step into Spring with our March Newsletter! Meet our new interns, explore our fresh lineup of classes, and join us as we bloom into creativity this season.

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January 2024 Newsletter

Learn what Project Create is up to in 2024. This year we welcome new classes and new educators into our family and offer opportunities for our students to travel, learn, and create art for the world to see.

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Annual Updates

2023 Year in Review

2023 was an exciting year for Project Create – not only for our students and families but also for our staff. Take a look at some of our most memorable events of 2023.

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Year in Review

2022 Year in Review

In 2022, Project Create Arts Center in Southeast DC empowered children and youth through transformative art programs, fostering creativity and community connections.

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