Thriving Through the Arts
Arts In Reach inspires teenage girls and gender-expansive youth to be brave, elevate their voices, and create the lives they imagine.
AIR is a Safe Space
AIR is a youth-centered organization that believes in inclusivity and accessibility. Girls and gender-expansive youth ages 11-22 engage in community arts programs with professional artists. Together, mentors and teens co-create safe spaces to take on challenges and express themselves through the arts. All participants have access to mental health support.
AIR Creates Opportunities
We believe all teens should have opportunities to thrive and become self-reliant adults. Our programs are open-enrollment, free of charge, and include transportation assistance. They draw on various arts for teens to grow and lead.
of AIR participants graduate from high school.
of AIR participants pursue post-secondary education.
of AIR alumni volunteer in their communities.
News and Insights
Affirming Spaces Project and Arts In Reach are proud to present “YOU ARE VALID!” a community-built paper “quilt” of hand-written supportive messages...
Come on down to New Hampshire Art Association’s Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery to view some work by AIR Artists! Poison Dart Frog Collective is an...
For our final program of the summer, we gathered in Nottingham for five days and played with different aspects of storytelling by experimenting with...