ArtReach Classes

ArtReach GW provides free, high quality fine arts education, expressive and therapeutic art classes, and advanced fine arts college preparation facilitated by GW Corcoran alumni and local teaching artists to more than 200 youth and families who reside in DC Wards 7 & 8, and nearby Prince George's County, MD.

Fall 2021 

Community Clay | Youth 8-13 | Virtual

Wednesdays | September 15 - November 17

Handbuilding with District Clay Center Artists offers an introduction to clay. Students will create decorative and functional ceramic pieces using slabs, coils and pinch pots. Community Clay works to bring the joy of pottery to students across the Washington D.C. area who otherwise may not have access to clay.


Exploring Art in DC | Youth 8-13 | Virtual

Tuesdays | September 14 - November 16

An exploration of DC artists, art history, and art techniques.  Students will learn about historical and contemporary artists in DC, and explore their stories and styles through painting, drawing, printmaking, and other mediums. 


Our Voices, Our Power | Youth 12 - 16 | In-person

Tuesdays | September 14 - November 16

A film and photography class that explores art and activism. Students will create original artworks that respond to a social justice issue they want to change, reframe, or bring awareness to. 



Art Therapy Workshops

Journaling for Truth | Adults 18+ | Virtual

Mondays | September 13 - October 11

A mixed-media art journaling group, focusing on self-exploration and self-expression through storytelling.


Rhythm & Hues | Adults 18+ | In-person

Thursdays | September 16 - October 14

An abstract painting group, focusing on stress relief through music and visual art.

Advanced Portrait and Figure Drawing | High School Students | In-person

Saturdays | October 2 - November 14

An advanced arts training and portfolio development class for high school students who are interested in building an arts portfolio for college admissions