Contributions to Living Arts support our mission to engage Detroit youth, teachers and families in transformative experiences in the performing, visual, literary, and media arts.


Your tax-deductible donation to Living Arts will:

  • Deliver intensive artist residencies in Detroit Head Start and PreK, elementary, and middle school classrooms that help students learn through the arts and succeed in school;
  • Ensure that children can participate in high quality after school or summer art classes regardless of their ability to pay;
  • Staff all of our programs with accomplished artists who are excited to share their creative talents with Detroit’s children;
  • Purchase costumes, materials, and equipment that make it possible for youth to make great art!

Ready to make a gift or become a monthly donor?

To Donate by Mail or Phone

Please make your check payable to “Living Arts” and mail to: 
8701 W. Vernor, Ste. 301,
Detroit, MI 48209.

Or make your gift with a credit card by calling 313.841.4765.

Interested in sponsorship, planned giving, or bequests?

Contact our Development Director Tara Tuomaala by calling 313-841-4765 or at

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