Our initiatives focus on therapeutic and educational arts programming for underserved populations. The organization is also a performing arts presenter, featuring the talent and diversity of the south Florida community and beyond. Take a look at our work....
Art Works For Us, Inc. was a recipient of a Miami Dade County CBO grant (2005-2013) to provide therapeutic dance programming to adults and teens with disabilities within Miami Dade Parks and Recreation Leisure Access program. The organization produced yealy talent showcases and seasonal performances at the Manuel Artime Theater.
Multi-disciplinary Arts Programming
Art Works For Us, Inc. partnered with the Miami Dade Public Library System to develop and facilitate educational arts programming at library branches throughout the county featuring internationally renowned teaching artists, promoting literacy and cultural awareness.
Flamenco For All
With the support of Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, the organization provided flamenco classes to children with disabilities. Flamenco For the Soul workshops brought the art form to the community at large, focusing on its benefits for mind, body and spirit.
Cutting Edge Flamenco
Art Works For Us, Inc. brought international flamenco artists to Miami for performances and educational workshops. With funding from the Miami Dade Department of Cultural Affairs, corporate sponsors and individual donors, the organization presented innovative flamenco productions featuring the work of Miami based artists.
Hollywood Beach Latin Festival
Art Works For Us, Inc. produced performances for the festival's bandshell (2004-2009) that featured international performing artists of Latin America and the local community. The bandshell featured musicians, dancers, spoken word/theater artists and Brazilian capoeira.
The organization has featured the works of Miami based contemporary choreographers, supporting innovative collaborations and experimentation.