The Art of We: Are Family, Upstream Arts' 4th Annual Community Celebration and Fundraiser, May 18, 2017

The Art of We: Are Family 

Upstream Arts' 4th Annual Community Celebration and Fundraiser

Upstream Arts is so thrilled to gather our family of program participants, partners, artists, and supporters THIS THURSDAY for our big annual event - celebrating recent accomplishments and raising support for another year of groundbreaking work at the intersection of art, disability, and learning.
As we have declared 2016-17 to be The Year of The Teaching Artist, this event will honor the 30 remarkable professional artists who daily teach our programs!
Have you made your RSVP on Brown Paper Tickets yet? If not,


Thursday, May 18, 2017
6-9pm | Program at 7pm 

American Swedish Institute 
2600 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
(click here for a map)

+ Pop-up performances by Upstream Arts Teaching Artists
+ An exhibit of artwork by Upstream Arts participants
+ Live Auction, featuring
Epicurean ArtsPerforming & Culinary Arts, and Literary & Visual Arts packages, plus Fund-A-Need
+ An Exciting Array of Door Prizes

+ Complimentary hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and more!

Family-Friendly | Fully Accessible | Free Parking

ASL Interpretation by Phyllis Genest-Stein and Stephen Medlicott

Feel free to be as festive or as casual as you want!

FREE, but space is limited!



Yes! It's free, because we want our whole community there! This event is made possible, in part, by The Graham Smith Team at Keller Williams RealtyMin Enterprises Photography, and the Minnesota Vikings. who have gone above and beyond to ensure this event is free and accessible for all.

We’re also immensely grateful to these additional phenomenal sponsors for their  generous support: AbleNet, Community Involvement Programs, Highland Friendship Club, Ignited Fundraising, Kowalski's Markets, Lifeworks Services, Midwest Special Services, Teacher Frontiers (a Division of Youth Frontiers), The Smitten Kitten, Wedge Community Co-Op, and Yess Yoga

There will be fun opportunities to support Upstream Arts throughout the night. 

If you would like to make a gift in advance of the event, simply click here to donate now or call our office at (612) 331-4584.

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 Moments from The Art of We 2016 (photos by David Luke and Larissa Leshovsky)
Upstream Arts uses the power of the creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities.
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