EcoArts

Our year-round EcoArts environmental and art education program, provides artistic, cultural, and environmental programming in SW Seattle. EcoArts programming includes summer and school break camp classes, after-school classes, and outdoor classes. EcoArts is a unique model for arts-based environmental education; classes take place both indoors in art lessons and outdoors in the forest. Lessons are inspired by, made from, or created in nature. Our curriculum is designed to increase students' artistic skill, advance environmental awareness, foster positive identity, and increase social competence. EcoArts helps youth explore and connect to their natural environment and their creativity.

EcoArts Interest Form

FUSION SPRING NATURE CAMP

The combination of Art, Nature, and Neighborhood play a big role in our annual EcoArts Fusion Spring Nature Camp at Camp Long. Local youth from Seattle Housing Authority’s (SHA) High Point housing site, ranging from ages 7 to 12, joined DNDA during their spring break to enjoy a memorable weekend outdoors, creating nature-inspired works of art and connecting with our local environment.

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Quality Programming with an Environmental Lens

DNDA's EcoArts Program offers a unique blend of arts and environmental education for youth and adults in King County. Our classes foster discovery and creativity while connecting students with the natural world. DNDA strives to enrich communities by providing access, exposure, and opportunity to quality arts programming where it’s needed most. We believe that everyone should have access to creative expression, a healthy environment, and pathways to excellence. 

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Art Taught by Local Working Artists

The EcoARTs Program employs a team of professional teaching artists who are passionate about their work. From visual art to gardening to music, our quality public and out-of-school programs augment student learning and expose them to artistic, environmental, and cultural experiences that enrich their lives. DNDA’s EcoARTs curriculum is designed to increase students’ artistic skill, advance their environmental awareness, foster positive identity, and increase social competence. We offer lessons inspired by, made from, and created in nature.

Bring Our Classes To You

Bring EcoARTs to your site or venue! We offer one-time and ongoing art programming for youth and adults throughout King County. To hire an EcoARTs instructor, contact DNDA Art Program Director, Yeggy Michael at yeggy@naturec.org or 206-923-0853.