THE CHILDREN'S OPEN MIC

The Children’s Open Mic is a child-centered, family engagement event focusing on developing the creativity of children ages 2 -12 while providing teens with paid opportunities to write commissioned pieces, build their performance resume and step into a mentorship role.

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VIRTUOSO ARTIST LABS

The Virtuoso Artist Labs is an experiential space for lil' artist to explore Art, Activism, Poetry, Spoken Word, Performance 

Rhythm Tap, Creative Movement. This child-centered, family/caregiver engagement event focuses on developing the creativity of children ages birth - 5.

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Technology & Media Education 

Inspired Child offers session on Graphic Design, Digital Photography, Social Media Marketing, Robotics, and Web Development.  

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Love, Power, and Purpose

A 4-week intensive summer program that explores the power of our words and movements through spoken word, dance, art and activism. It culminates in a finale performance and the self-publishing of the Love, Power, & Purpose Chapbook featuring participant poetry & photographs of their art work.

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Dance & Splash! Community Pool Parties

Summer Pool Jams!  Families get to get moving together dancing to live music from the African Diaspora and then in the pool for an hour of swimming.

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BLACK ARTISTS COALITION

2019 Inspired Child launched The Black Artists Coalition to assist in organizing existing collectives of black artists and individual black artist into a coalition and support the development of a shared vision and roadmap for a regional  Black Arts Community. Inspired Child has provided services to meet collective and individual artist needs over the years and is formalizing these offerings under the Black Artist Coalition. 

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Verbal Oasis Spoken Word Festival

Is annual arts celebration over Labor Day weekend that brings together black artists and black arts collectives from our regional artist familyto showcase our talents, build community, develop our artistry, and provide an opportunity to transfer our craft from to those who are experienced to those who are inspired to learn. 

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CLASSES, WORKSHOPS & PRIVATE PARTIES

Inspired Child offers a wide array of arts and craft activities. In addition we offer instruction in Tap and Thriller Dance, Poetry, as well as Pinata and Animal Balloon Making.  

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