Art Blog

Youth Community Mural on Display

By DNDA Staff | July 23, 2021

Last winter, DNDA staff started a project allowing youth to be part of a beautification project from the safety of their homes. This mural was designed by local artist Amanda Jorgenson and was painted by 45 youth from NewHolly, High Point, and Delridge. This mural is made up of 63 individual 11”-by-14” canvases. Each youth…

Art and Nature At Home in Virtual Spring Camp

By Nature Consortium | April 22, 2021

DNDA’s Spring Nature Camp aims to get youth into nature over the week of spring break. Normally this program happens at Camp Long, and youth are given the chance to explore the intersection between art and nature. Due to Covid-19, we adapted this program to meet the needs of our community by combining virtual programming…

Youth Create Community Mural From Home

By DNDA Staff | January 28, 2021

In November 2020, DNDA’s EcoArts team set out on a project that would allow youth to be a part of a collaborative art piece from the safety of their homes. Through our mural project, youth in NewHolly, High Point, and Delridge can now all be a part of a bigger picture. Youth received kits that…

2020 Summer Youth Program is A Wrap

By DNDA Staff | November 12, 2020

As fall weather comes in and students go back to school, our Summer Youth Program (SYP) has come to an end. SYP is always an exciting program full of outdoor barbecues, art, swimming, and family campouts, but with Covid-19, our program went digital. Despite the many challenges, we were able to bring a successful Summer…

Sign Up for Moving Museum

By DNDA Staff | August 3, 2020

About the American History Traveling Museum This August, Mr. Delbert Richardson will be joining the Summer Youth Program for TWO special nights of storytelling! Mr. Delbert has collected hundreds of artifacts, and will use them to bring to life the “unspoken” history of African Americans. These events will be on Zoom, and each event is…

Kicking off the 2020 Summer Youth Program

By DNDA Staff | July 29, 2020

With school out and the sun high in the sky, July marked the beginning of our annual Summer Youth Program (SYP). Typically, SYP is a lively 8 weeks of summer programs that include swimming, painting community murals, soccer tournaments, Family CampOuts, and more. It is something that West and South Seattle youth, families, and DNDA…