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Finlay End of Year Show

It’s an end of school year celebration for students in our A4L After-school program, at Dr. Carlos J. Finlay Elementary! On May 17th, we had 79 students, ranging from kindergarten to 5th grade, take to the stage to perform for family and friends, celebrating the culmination of a successful school year. Students performed to songs Read More

Showcasing Our Shining Stars

Every December, we are treated to exhibitions and performances of work completed by students in A4L after-school programs! Students come together with A4L Teaching Artists to show family and friends what they’ve learned, many stepping on a stage for the first time. Enjoy more images from A4L Culminating Events across the county! Read More

Teaching Artist Appreciation Luncheon

This fall, A4L gathered current and past Teaching Artists to share our appreciation for their dedication to our mission of advancing teaching and learning through the arts. Teaching Artists who have worked with A4L for 15+ years and those who were completing their first residency met and mingled while learning more about A4L’s history, staff Read More

Thank You for supporting us on Give Miami Day!

  WE DID IT! Thanks to you, We surpassed our fundraising goal and raised OVER $30,000 in support of arts education programs for children and youth from preschool through high school, throughout South Florida. This is an incredible way to end the year and we could not have done it without you! Thank you for Read More

Welcome New Members to Team A4L!

Help us welcome new members to Team A4L! We’re happy to introduce our new administrative staff members Wanda Carreras, Samantha Garrison, Carlos Noguera and Raúl Santiago-Lugo, who have been helping A4L programs and systems grow to bring children and youth in our community even more chances to create.   Carlos Noguera, A4L’s new Artist Services Read More