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BI-LO Community Bag Program

Yo Art has been chosen as BI-LO’s Community Bag Program beneficiary. This fundraiser will continue for the month of August. The BI-LO Community Bag Program is an opportunity for even the busiest of people to give back to their community. All you do is go to BI-LO,...

Donor Appreciation at Edmund’s Oast!

Our first Customer Appreciation Wine Tasting is next week! Throughout the months of May and June, Yo Art will host beer and wine tastings at Edmund's Oast. Join us May 2nd from 5:30 to 7:30 to kick off the series! You'll get to try exclusive wines, meet other Yo Art...

Our Spring semester is underway!

Happy 2019! Yo Art has so far started its Spring semester at Charleston Development Academy, Angel Oak Elementary, and Philip Simmons High. We wanted to share some before and after images that 9th and 11th graders at PSH accomplished in ONE day of graphic design!...

End-of-year giving!

Yo Art has been helping more than a thousand underprivileged students in the Lowcountry this year to get the experience they need in media arts and coding that is crucial to their success in finding meaningful careers and jobs when they get out of school. Our...

Gene Furchgott’s Retirement Party

October was a busy month for Yo Art and we especially enjoyed showing our appreciation to our Founder, Gene Furchgott. After 11 years of shepherding and building the organization into what it is today, Gene stepped aside as Executive Director, and Mayor John...

Please join us for our founder’s retirement party!

This Thursday evening, October 18, 2018, Yo Art, along with Mayor Tecklenburg, our board, grantors, supporters, past and present instructors, teachers, and administrators, will come together at Redux Contemporary Art Studios to honor Gene Furchgott’s decade of service...

Benefitfocus Donates 20 Laptops to Yo Art Programs

Yo Art was the happy recipient of a very generous gift from Benefitfocus last week!  Executive Director Elizabeth Bowers accepted 20 laptops Monday, June 4th at the Customer Success Center of Benefitfocus from Michael Kelly and Ed Turner.  This gift is overwhelmingly...

Mayor Tecklenburg Praises Yo Art

At the kick off of the 42nd annual Spoleto Festival in Charleston, S.C., our city's mayor, John J. Tecklenburg praised Yo Art's work in the community by saying, ". . . outreach and community engagement lies at the heart of our local cultural institutions’ missions and...