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What is ARTreach all About?
What is ARTreach all About?
ARTreach: Connecting the community

Summerhouse at the ARTreach Studio

Community Story of the Month

Within My Reach - programs serving children and adults with special needs

by Ella Hearrean

Twenty-three-year-old Lauren twirls her paintbrush across a canvas. Nonverbal for most of her life, she mutely transforms a white canvas into vibrant greens and fiery reds. "We've tried an iPad and an iPod, but she only responds to painting," says Donna Fruge, founder and executive director of The Summerhouse, a nonprofit organization that transitions students with intellectual disabilities from high school into adult life. "For her, painting is like being able to give a speech."

The Summerhouse supports the development of students like Lauren by collaborating with ARTreach...



Community Partner of the Month

Thank you Memorial Drive United Methodist Church for donating $10,000 to support the development of ARTreach Studio based programs in Houston underserved communities...SEE VIDEO

MDUMC Check Presentation

ARTreach Community-based Programs supported by MDUMC

Corporate Partner of the Month

Thank you Whole Foods in Katy for selecting ARTreach as your Community Giving Partner

ARTreach Community Giving Day at Whole Foods in Katy

Social Service Partnership of the Month
The ARTreach Program at Mamie George Community Center is growing! ARTbeat - Introduction to Art, Clay & Ceramics - programs are offered weekly - and starting this month ARTreach presents Lunchtime Concerts free for seniors in Fort Bend County. The music is LIVE @ THE MAMIE
Bill Solley and Kim Prevost- Live at the Mamie

ARTreach Fundraising Event 

ARTreach TCA Programs of the Month
FBS Feb Day of Caring


Day of Caring for Fort Bend Seniors kindles spirit of youth through art, new friendships

by Kim Montogmery


ARTreach and Fort Bend Seniors have developed a pilot program to benefit senior citizens in Fort Bend County. Day of Caring for Fort Bend Seniors is held the last Tuesday of the month from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Fort Bend Community Center located at 1330 Band Road, Rosenberg, 77471. The pilot is scheduled through May, with further dates to be scheduled following the review of the first six months of the program.



Parks Youth Ranch

Providing emergency shelter, counseling and life changing services to at risk and homeless youth

ARTreach Programs benefiting children at risk 

"Artist in Residence"  

Spring Break Camp at 

Parks Youth Ranch

March 11-15

is made possible in part by a grant from Texas Commission on the Arts and heroes like you.


ARTreach Volunteers of the Month 
Volunteers of the Month!
 Marla Ward, Rachel Ward, Kelly Richards, Vonda Drees, Terri Bieber, Topper Bieber, George Fleitas, Albert Goldrecih, Mark DeLeon, Debra Zepada, Ellen Martinez, Chris Gamez, Zoe Gamez, Omar Gamez, Becca House, Corey Greene, Melissa Greene, Sarah Greene, Olga Hernandez, Ann Turner, Melba Lee, Lynn Willis, Misty Bartel, Tom Nowlin


Artists & Volunteers
Please join us and become a Mentor through Art in ARTreach Programs running weekly in Houston, Katy and Greater Fort Bend County
Art is not a thing; it is a way
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ARTreach Studios
1930 Scott Street Houston, TX 77006
 104 Industrial Blvd. Suite 101 Sugar Land, TX 77478