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Planting A Seed: Wes Sam Bruce

February 21, 2020

Visiting guest artist Wes Sam Bruce was back in studio this last week working with our youth around the concepts of plant life and continuous growth. Wes spoke about how a tree first begins…

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Jewelry Making with Barbara Parker!

February 10, 2020

This past Thursday, guest visual and design artist Barbara Parker worked with our Beverly middle school group on jewelry making. Each youth got to create, design and take home colourful bead necklaces.They worked with…

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Weaving Together Our IMAGINE NATIONS

January 27, 2020

 We kicked off 2020 by introducing our youth to collaborative weaving. Working together on three giant looms, the youth of all ages played with a variety of wools and yarns. Weaving it in and…

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Wes Sam Bruce: Banners of Being

January 17, 2020

This week, our youth were delighted to welcome back to the studio collaborating guest visual artist Wes Sam Bruce. Wes hand cut and dyed individual cloth banners for each youth, that incorporated a word…

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In The Spirit of Giving

December 20, 2019

We are feeling very grateful this season, as the “Spirit of Holiday Generosity” has been supporting Express Yourself, creating further opportunities for pure kid joy! Quarto Publishing Group organized 5 phenomenal holiday raffle baskets…

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A Musical Painting Experience!

December 20, 2019

  The ExYo studio was bursting with rhythm and color this month as our community youth tried a new creation process: painting to music! First using sharpies on muslin, the youth danced and designed…

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Hardworking, Dedicated, Passionate Interns!

December 11, 2019

Over the last couple months, we were thrilled to have interns from Endicott College join us in our studio – Emily de la Rocha and Danielle Mann. Since 2009, EXYO has partnered with Endicott…

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Giving Tuesday: Our Recipe for Success!

December 3, 2019

  Contribute to our Recipe for Success on this Giving Tuesday! Serving 550 youth Ingredients: 1 Pinch of EXYO staff artists 1 Cup of Pure Kid Joy A smidgeon of Luck 10 tsp of…

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Thankful For Our Volunteers!

November 26, 2019

This Thanksgiving, if there is one thing Express Yourself is truly grateful for, its… Our Volunteers! They embody our principles of community and collaboration and are an integral part of the Express Yourself team….

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EXYO Youth View Abstract Art at Peabody Essex Museum

November 19, 2019

Over the past few weeks, Express Yourself youth received guided tours of the Peabody Essex Museum through our continued partnership with ArtLINK. The students were led through Hans Hoffman’s “The Nature of Abstraction” and…

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