Art Blog

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…

Summer Youth Program 2020: Intern with Us or Sign-Up for Classes!

By DNDA Staff | June 16, 2020

Virtual Summer Classes: SYP 2020 As the Summer approaches, we are thrilled to offer once again the SHA Summer Youth Program! This year, all classes will be held virtually, with many supplies provided for participants. We welcome kids who live in the High Point, NewHolly, and Rainier Vista neighborhoods to join us for a summer…

Connecting Through Virtual Art Programs: The DNDA Art Challenge

By DNDA Staff | May 4, 2020

  Create, create, otherwise we are lost. This statement is inspired by choreographer Pina Bausch’s most famous quote “Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost.” In an unprecedented time, this sentiment changes in meaning. To create during adversity is a means of persisting. To create now is a means of reflecting on the past so we…