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In The Spirit of Giving

December 20, 2019

We are feeling very grateful this season, as the “Spirit of Holiday Generosity” has been supporting Express Yourself, creating further opportunities for pure kid joy! Quarto Publishing Group organized 5 phenomenal holiday raffle baskets…

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A Musical Painting Experience!

December 20, 2019

  The ExYo studio was bursting with rhythm and color this month as our community youth tried a new creation process: painting to music! First using sharpies on muslin, the youth danced and designed…

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Hardworking, Dedicated, Passionate Interns!

December 11, 2019

Over the last couple months, we were thrilled to have interns from Endicott College join us in our studio – Emily de la Rocha and Danielle Mann. Since 2009, EXYO has partnered with Endicott…

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Giving Tuesday: Our Recipe for Success!

December 3, 2019

  Contribute to our Recipe for Success on this Giving Tuesday! Serving 550 youth Ingredients: 1 Pinch of EXYO staff artists 1 Cup of Pure Kid Joy A smidgeon of Luck 10 tsp of…

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Thankful For Our Volunteers!

November 26, 2019

This Thanksgiving, if there is one thing Express Yourself is truly grateful for, its… Our Volunteers! They embody our principles of community and collaboration and are an integral part of the Express Yourself team….

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EXYO Youth View Abstract Art at Peabody Essex Museum

November 19, 2019

Over the past few weeks, Express Yourself youth received guided tours of the Peabody Essex Museum through our continued partnership with ArtLINK. The students were led through Hans Hoffman’s “The Nature of Abstraction” and…

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IMAGINE NATION: EXYO 2020

November 15, 2019

Is that a bird? A plane? An ice cream cone in the clouds? With IMAGINE NATION it can be whatever we want it to be!  To us, the theme IMAGINE NATION captures the essence…

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Clay Nation!

November 1, 2019

Express Yourself youth continue with arts immersion exploring group movement and art, brainstorming  ideas for Imagine Nation. This week artist Laraine Cicchetti sculptor and potter introduced clay to each group, tasked to create unique…

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ARTS MATTER TO EXYO

October 25, 2019

  Every year, we join Mass Creative in celebrating and advocating why ARTS MATTER to us and to our kids here at Express Yourself. The arts are at the foundation of all we do…

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Our IMAGINE NATION Explores Puppets and Ideas

October 15, 2019

Last week we began a two-week puppet creation intensive with Astin Stratoti, our resident Puppeteer maker and creator. Youth were introduced to a variety of puppet forms, from the familiar Jim Henson muppets to…

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