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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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EXYO’s Parasol Pop Up

April 26, 2016

Rachel, a youth mentor at Express Yourself, worked for the past three months designing and creating an outdoor art exhibition consisting of 60 painted parasols. The temporary installation will be exhibited outside the Cummings Center…

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Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!

November 15, 2015

This year, we invite you to give your friends and family a more meaningful holiday gift. The holiday shopping season is upon us, and as you compile your list of loved ones, we ask…

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EXYO is Growing!

November 15, 2015

After just one year in our expanded studio space, we’re thrilled that we can welcome more youth and families into our multi-disciplinary arts programs. We added two new groups in September, but we still…

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