[ We are artists, writers, musicians, poets, dancers and everyday people working to create change in young people’s lives through art. ]

Open Studio Selections

Selected works from our annual Open Studio Series, featuring 12 fall community programs.

February 3-24, 2017
at ATLAS, a project of ART 180

Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
or by calling 804.233.4180

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A little about us

ART 180 gives young people the chance to express themselves through art, and to share their stories with others. We create and provide art-related programs to young people living in challenging circumstances, encouraging personal and community change through self-expression... read more about our mission, motivation and staff.

We're hiring!

ART 180 is hiring for a Communications Manager. We are looking for an experienced communications professional with highly creative energy who is ready and willing to work with a diverse group of professionals to accomplish our communications goals. The deadline to apply is February 28. More information about the job posting can be found here.

We Won an Award!

For the second year in a row, ART 180 is a finalist for the 2016 National Arts & Humanities Youth Program Awards. It's top honors from the President's office for arts education. And boy are we honored!.

More info here.

Our Juvenile Justice Work

Our new work with teens caught in the juvenile justice system, in partnership with Legal Aid Justice Center, is connecting the dots between creative expression and advocacy. Learn more here.