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Annual Culminating 


This event provides our young Summer Exploration program artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in the community.



Our interactive pop-up community MakerSpace is a hands-on interactive space for children to build, explore and invent with a variety of tools and supplies to ignite curiosity, innovation and imagination.

Art & Community

Our Art & Community Initiative is designed to create more artistic opportunities in the South and South East Los Angeles areas, share our work with the community and create engaging fundraising events to support our organizations’ mission and vision. 

Budding Artists

Community Murals

We design community mural projects to build community, increase self-confidence, and improve emotional health through the arts. 


Public Art Initiative

Our Public Arts Initiative focuses on donating artwork created by our young artists to local hospitals and public community spaces.

Budding Artists

Arts Advocacy Day

Budding Artists Founder and Executive Director Dakota McMahand-Owens facilitated a art workshop for the second annual Create CA and California State Summer School for the Arts Arts Advocacy Day at CalArts, 2023.


SELA Arts Festival

The festival focuses on showcasing the best of the South East Los Angeles community, featuring artists, musicians, local artisans, and much more.

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