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Why Kids Need Art More Than Ever

Published January 10, 2020

By Lauren Dennis-Perelmuter

When I first began bringing art enrichment programs to Southern California students 20 years ago, I knew that all children should be able to have art in their lives. There were still programs in the schools, but I was beginning to see art, music, dance and theater programs diminish as curriculum priorities.

I have seen firsthand in our classrooms the benefits of engaging in the creative process. Critical thinking skills are sharpened, problem solving is strengthened, innovation and the imagination soar. But, honestly, I see that it brings something even more important to our children in today’s world. My lens as an educator has shifted and I gained new perspective this past fall as I was visiting and teaching throughout Southern California.

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January 20, 2020

Art To Grow On Featured in South Bay Magazine

Art To Grow On, Inc. is a mobile art enrichment company that brings art programs, classes, workshops and special events to a variety of clients including school districts, public and private elementary schools, city parks and recreation departments, preschools, corporate day care facilities, camps, resorts and private students. Owner Lauren Dennis-Perelmuter earned a bachelor’s degree in fine art and has worked in the early childhood and arts education field for 25 years. She opened Art To Grow On in 2000.

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April 5, 2019

DocMagic Teams with Art To Grow On

DocMagic Teams with the Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center to Provide 100 Customized Holiday Art Boxes for Patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

DocMagic, Inc., a comprehensive eMortgage software solutions provider, announced that it has purchased 100 custom designed Art Boxes to Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center Inc., which delivered the Art Boxes to patients being treated at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), a non-profit, pediatric academic medical center that provides patient care, education, and leading-edge research to help children in need.

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January 8, 2019

Art To Grow On Featured in South Bay Magazine

Art To Grow On Children’s Art Center, Inc. is a mobile art enrichment company that brings programs and classes to students ages 15 months to 18 years. Founder and president Lauren Perelmuter has worked in the arts and early childhood education for 20 years and opened Art to Grow On in 2000.

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“We believe that every child has the opportunity to enhance and change our world for the better. By giving children outlets for expression, creativity and innovation, confidence soars. When children are supported and encouraged to be their true selves, self-esteem dramatically increases.

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April 16, 2018

Gingerbread Workshop Featured in The Beach Reporter

A gingerbread workshop took place at the Manhattan Beach Art Center Sunday, Dec. 9. The event, hosted by ArtToGrowOn, provides art enrichment programs to a number of public and private elementary schools, city parks and recreation programs, nonprofits, Terranea Resort, Sony Pictures and more.

According to Lauren Perelmuter, founder and president of the organization, some of the gingerbread houses were being donated to families who lost loves ones during the Las Vegas mass shooting.

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December 21, 2017
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