Preparation for the Inverted Arts Camp at Hope Academy is under-way! For the last two weeks the Artist Mentors have been working with eight Hope interns in grades 11-12 as part of the HopeWORKS program. Each Artist Mentor has two … Continued
Inverted Arts Camp is a collaborative,Â 2-week creative journey that will inspireÂ and equip students to flip their worldÂ upside-down through the arts! Â DuringÂ weeks 3 and 4 of Hope Academyâ€™sÂ summer session, Inverted Arts willÂ bring in professional ArtistÂ Mentors alongside Hope AcademyÂ teachers and volunteers, to … Continued
Inverted Arts has just received a generous grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council that will fund our first Art Camp at Hope Academy in South Minneapolis. The funds come from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated … Continued
The students at Sojourner Truth Academy celebrated Black History Month with a special performance for the community, including two stop-animation videos created by the 6th and 7th graders honoring their African-American heroes. Inverted Arts was thrilled to partner with them … Continued
A video interview with Artist Mentor Bruce Balgaard
Julie Guy – Director of Sojourner Truth Academy, and Erik Lundgren – Art Teacher, talk about the importance of the arts and a partnership with Inverted Arts. STA Staff Interviews from Inverted Arts on Vimeo.
Dan Olson – Director of Development and Operations at Hope Academy – talks about the importance of the arts and Hope’s partnership with Inverted Arts. Hope Interview with Dan from Inverted Arts on Vimeo.
“We have been thrilled by our experience with Inverted Arts. They came alongside our mission to educate inner city youth and asked us what they could do to help–the first result was ourÂ “Sounds of Hope” music CD, full of … Continued
We’reÂ excited about our newest partnership with Sojourner Truth Academy in North Minneapolis. You can read more about the school and the great work they are doing HERE. Our first project together is a student Christmas Card competition and the … Continued
Hope Academy’s “Sounds of Hope” sampler CD is now available. The CD features 11 songs: 2 by the Hope Choir, 3 from the Strings of Hope, 2 original songs by Hope Choir Director Ebony Ramquist all recorded by Bruce Balgaard … Continued