Art with a Heart's mission is to enhance the lives of people in need through visual art.
Since 2000, Art with a Heart has provided Baltimore’s vulnerable children, youth, and adults with access to creative, educational, and positive programming, caring and nurturing adults on a consistent basis, and the chance to embrace new ideas and skills in a safe and structured environment. In an effort to achieve its mission of enhancing the lives of people in need through visual art, Art with a Heart works to harness the benefits of arts education to cultivate positive changes in behavior and general attitudes among its participants. Art with a Heart is steadfast in its commitment to help nurture and grow its students and encourage them to become better communicators, problem solvers, and community members.
Through that first year, from the In the past year, Art with a Heart provided over 14,000 visual art classes, engaged over 3,700 volunteers, installed 39 public art pieces (for a total of 300 to date), provided 110 students with workforce training and continued to enhance the civic participation of students through its Art of Leadership program