Free Arts NW provides arts experiences that empower underserved youth to find their creativity, passion, and voice. Through arts education, collaborative projects, and ongoing mentorship, Free Arts NW cultivates individual artistic exploration while strengthening youth participants’ connections to their community.

As facilitators of artistic exploration and expression, Free Arts NW highly values four principles that motive and shape our process:





These four principles are the lens through which we organize our mission and our work directly with young people. They compound the transformative qualities of art to provide powerful opportunities for growth. To read more about us, click here.