The Artists’ League will host its Second Annual Art and Craft Show and Sale on October 17, 2015 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. WE HEART ART is an event to open hearts and minds to the diversity of artists in our community and to provide a generous donation to creative art programs for those in greatest need.
The show will feature the work of artists from organizations that use ART as a means of empowerment, including Daybreak Designs, A Window Between Worlds, LA Goal and Made by DWC a program of the Downtown Women’s Center. In addition, arts and crafts created by members of the Artists’ League and local artists will be on sale.
Funds raised through the event will benefit art education and art empowerment programs, including School on Wheels.
The mission of School on Wheels is to enhance educational opportunities for homeless children, shrinking the gaps in their education and providing them with the highest level of education possible
Daybreak Designs is a member-run arts and crafts business that empowers women recovering from homelessness and mental illness to rebuild their lives through creative, personal and financial growth. The project started in 1999 as an extension of OPCC’s Daybreak Shelter.
A Window Between Worlds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma.
L.A. Goal has been dedicated to improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities since 1969. They provide vocational training, employment opportunities, health and wellness classes and creative expression programs.
MADE by DWC is a social enterprise created by the Downtown Women’s Center to break the cycles of chronic unemployment and homelessness.