Arts Connect Houston is building a future in which every child thrives because they have a complete education that includes the arts.
WHO WE ARE
Arts Connect is a collective impact organization that unites over 80 partners including Houston ISD, arts & culture organizations, funders and the community. By maximizing change through collective impact, Arts Connect ensures that the entire community understands the fundamental necessity of the arts for all children.
We share a vision to realize the tremendous potential of every student by ensuring the arts as essential to a complete education, recognizing that when students prosper, our community thrives.
WHAT WE DO
Arts Connect unites the Greater Houston community to ensure access to high-quality arts education in creative writing, dance, music, theater and the visual arts for every student, beginning with Houston ISD.
We accomplish our mission through:
Collecting Actionable Data
Unlocking New Investments
As an organization, Arts Connect fills a new space in Houston. Collectively, we work towards creating the right conditions for lasting systems change so that every student, in every school, in every classroom has access to the arts without regard to family income or where they live.
Deborah Lugo, Executive Director, Arts Connect Houston