Community Outreach

Artists Creating Together (ACT) brings students with disabilities together with artists and art projects. Art breaks down many of emotional and psychological barriers that hold students back by building self-confidence and personal satisfaction. Art accomplishments advance learning skills, improve classroom behavior and show students that they are more self-sufficient and capable than they thought. Their new confidence produces new personal breakthroughs.

The confidence and the breakthroughs help them move from at risk students who usually drop out of school to successful young people who can make a positive contribution to our greater Grand Rapids community.

ACT is the largest non-profit organization in Michigan bringing artists, art projects, teachers and students with disabilities together. Last year, ACT helped nearly 8,500 individuals celebrate, succeed and grow with art.

Grand Rapids Office:
1140 Monroe Ave NW Suite 4101
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Ph: (616) 885-5866
Fax: (616) 885-5867


On February 5, 2010, ACT received a very exciting delivery. ACT was the proud recipient of boxes and boxes of art and office supplies donated by our Chapter. Thanks to all of the members who donated supplies!

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