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Express Yourself Artwork Featured at the Mayor’s Gallery

January 10, 2017

Artwork created by at the Express Yourself studio by students from the Beverly High School Ladders Program is on display at the Mayor’s Gallery in Beverly City Hall.  Mike Cahill, the mayor of Beverly…

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Good Luck Raya

December 15, 2016

As we head into winter break, we say goodbye to Raya! Raya has been an Express Yourself participant for 10 years.  She first joined Express Yourself through Solstice, and has since gone on to…

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New Express Yourself public art unveiled at the Cummings Center

December 8, 2016

“Express Yourself is changing the face of Cummings Center through youth art,” said Bill Cummings, founder of Cummings Properties. Look around the building at The Cummings Center 100 building and see another new piece…

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Express Yourself kicks off ArtLink Partnership with the Peabody Essex Museum

November 30, 2016

On November 15, Express Yourself youth from North Shore Recovery High School visited the Peabody Essex Museum.  They toured the exhibit Lunar Attraction and created mixed media art pieces in reaction to the show.  These students…

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Guest Artist Johnny Nichols Jr. Brings His Voice to the Studio

November 9, 2016

Express Yourself was thrilled to welcome opera singer and choral director Johnny Nichols, Jr. to the studio this past week.  Born in Louisiana, Johnny has roots in church music, serving as choir director in…

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SOUL Paint at the Express Yourself Studio

October 24, 2016

The Express Yourself studio was alive with creativity this past Thursday evening.  We honored our educators, administrators and counselors, who work tirelessly to support and enrich the lives of youth who are part of our Express…

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Art Express Launches!

October 24, 2016

Last week, Express Yourself launched its new art-leasing initiative, Art Express and the calls are rolling in! Art Express is a unique program that brings vibrant, youth-created artwork to workplaces. It’s a creative way to add…

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Pop Up Parasols Featured at Arts Fest Beverly

July 20, 2016

A large sculptural installation of Express Yourself’s painted parasols is currently on display at the Grillo Gallery at Endicott College as part of Arts Fest 2016: Community Art Exhibition. For the past two years, Express…

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NEA Chairman Jane Chu Meets EXYO Mentor Rachel

June 20, 2016

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu was recently featured at an event hosted by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) to highlight a recent NEA grant to the National Guild for Community Arts…

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EXYO Illuminates Hannah School’s Curriculum

May 12, 2016

  Every Thursday morning, students and teachers from the Hannah Elementary School fifth grade move the classroom to Express Yourself’s studio where they are immersed in art, music and science. Throughout the course of the year, three…

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