Friends of CREATE,

We are excited to invite you to an intimate gallery talk and donor event, “Wine, Wisdom & Wonder,” at CREATE Arts Center. Join us on Saturday, June 8th, from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM in Downtown Silver Spring.

Your support is crucial in helping us remain one of the best community-based non-profits in the DMV, as recognized by the Catalogue of Philanthropy. By attending, you’ll be aiding hundreds of dedicated volunteers, interns, CITs, students, and community partners in making an artful impact.

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Why CREATE Matters?

Addressing community needs with impactful programs:
– Art Therapy: Providing mental health support to youth and adults living with mental health challenges, developmental disabilities, and autism.
– smARTkids: A free after-school program that develops emotional tools for the healthy expression of emotions and strengthens academic and peer engagement.
– Camp CREATE!: Our pilot therapeutic summer camp for kids aged 8-12 who need a more supported art camp experience.

Inspiring the DC area with:
– After-school Art Clubs:Hosted at 12 local schools.
– Innovative partnerships: Collaborations with Montgomery County Public Schools, EveryMind/Linkages to Learning, YMCA, Shepherd’s Table, A Wider Circle, and many others.
– Youth Development Art Classes: For middle and high school students to build a sense of self, belonging, and healthy solutions for stress, anxiety, and depression.
-Art classes for all ages: Nurturing individual creativity in three beautiful Silver Spring studios.
-Tamar Hendel Gallery exhibits: Featuring local artists.

Event Details:

When: Saturday, June 8th, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Avenue, Suite 101, Downtown Silver Spring, MD 20910

We look forward to seeing you there and sharing more about our work and impact.

Warm regards,

The CREATE Team