TURNAROUND ARTS

Using the arts to create success in struggling schools.

  • WHAT WE DO
Turnaround Arts is a program of the Kennedy Center that transforms schools through the strategic use of the arts.
  • HOW TO GIVE
Turnaround Arts needs your help to ensure that every kid in America has access to an education rich in the arts, no matter their zip code. #ARTSFORCHANGE
  • OUR IMPACT
Turnaround Arts aims to impact underserved elementary and middle schools through arts education programming that is specifically designed to address the systemic challenges facing these high-poverty school systems.
  • WHERE WE WORK

Turnaround Arts currently works in 79 schools, 40 districts, and 17 states and the District of Columbia. 

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  • Our Artists

Turnaround Artists are acclaimed, creative professionals who adopt Turnaround Arts schools over the length of the program, working directly with students and teachers, engaging parents and the school community, and highlighting the positive impact of the arts on their school’s transformation.

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