Community Outreach

From schools to hospitals to wider public audiences, arts programs funded by the Max H. Gluck Foundation outreach to students in many underserved communities. Photo: LA's Best After School Arts Program String Project

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Projects

Learn more about the projects supported by the Max H. Gluck Foundation.
Enter Stage Right

24th Street Theatre

Enter Stage Right

Enter Stage Right catapults students from the ancient history of the theatre to contemporary multimedia production and brings the magic of theatre to life through improvisation techniques, incorporating production components of sets, sound, lights and live music. more...

Artists in Classrooms

Angels Gate Cultural Center

Artists in Classrooms

The Artists in Classrooms program is designed to promote creativity, cross-disciplinary knowledge and critical thinking skills in accordance with state standards and familiarize students with professional art settings. more...

Wilmington After-school Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of LA Harbor

Wilmington After-school Program

Among the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Los Angeles Harbor’s 15 sites, the Harry Bridges Span School after-school program site is in one of the most crucial areas in the harbor region. Support from the Max H. Gluck Foundation allows this program to serve over 200 youth per day, ages 5-14, free of charge in the east side of Wilmington, an area that has been under a Gang Injunction since 2006. more...

The Academy

Carnegie Hall

The Academy

The Academy, a program of Carnegie Hall, The Juilliard School, and the Weill Music Institute in partnership with the New York City Department of Education, is a fellowship program for post-graduate musicians. more...

The Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program Assistant Position

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

The Mark Taper-Johnny Mercer Artists Program Assistant Position

The Mark Taper – Johnny Mercer Artists Program is an integral part of family-centered care at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, where we help patients heal—not only with the needles, pills and bandages, but also with pens, guitars and paintbrushes. Our board-certified Expressive Arts Therapists—specialists in music, art or dance/movement therapy—work in concert with a child’s family and medical treatment team to provide the most comprehensive care possible. more...

Gluck Foundation Community Fellowship Program

The Colburn School

Gluck Foundation Community Fellowship Program

The Colburn School's college-level, conservatory students share their musical skills with under-served audiences through performances in senior homes, public schools and community locations. more...

The Colburn School

Jumpstart Young Musicians Program

The Jumpstart Young Musicians Program at the Colburn School is a tuition-free program that provides extraordinary opportunities for low-income Los Angeles area students to pursue their music education. more...

Summer Encounter

The Summer Encounter program is an intensive two-week program that selects approximately 60 fourth and fifth grade students from 14 under-served schools to participate in immersive arts studies, including music, dance and drama. more...

Expanding Horizons Internships

Constitutional Rights Foundation

Expanding Horizons Internships

Constitutional Rights Foundation (CRF) seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights and to educate young people to become active and responsible participants in our society. more...

Meet the Music

Grand Vision Foundation

Meet the Music

Grand Vision’s Meet the Music (MTM) programs for students ensure equitable access to the arts for low-income students through partnerships with local elementary schools who lack music education. Through interactive live music concerts and standards-based instruction with trained teaching artists, Meet the Music builds the foundation and inspiration students need to make and enjoy music for the rest of their lives, while bringing teachers essential tools for integrating arts learning into the classroom.
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Muriel's Ranch

Greater Los Angeles Zoo Association

Muriel's Ranch

Since its opening in 2001, Muriel's Ranch and its Contact Yard have been a favorite destination for our young visitors and their families. The experiential lessons inform each child's understanding of the natural world and sets the stage for a fully engaging visit to the Zoo. more...

Youth Orchestra

Harmony Project

Youth Orchestra

Harmony Project is an award-winning, research-based 501(c)(3) non-profit that targets at-risk youth in underserved communities, promoting positive development through year-round music lessons and ensemble participation, provided, along with instruments, at no charge to students. more...

Gluck Community Service Fellowship Program

The Juilliard School

Gluck Community Service Fellowship Program

The Gluck Community Service Fellowship provides Juilliard students with the opportunity to perform for and interact with the residents of hospitals, hospices, and similar institutions in the New York metropolitan area. more...

Gluck Outreach Program

LA County High School for the Arts Foundation

Gluck Outreach Program

The Gluck Outreach Program at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts serves 10,000 underserved youth annually.  It has two elements: Take Part in Art! and LACHSA on the Road. more...

After School Arts Program and String Project

LA's BEST

After School Arts Program and String Project

The After School Arts Program provides high quality, meaningful, engaging and innovative visual and performing arts education in benefit of children for whom other arts-learning experiences are scarce or nonexistent. more...

Experiential Arts Education Program

Leo Baeck Temple

Experiential Arts Education Program

Leo Baeck Temple features an arts orientation in its educational programming that makes the congregation unique in the world.  Learning programs serve participants of every age... from 2 to 102.   more...

Art Mobiles

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Art Mobiles

The Art Mobiles are LACMA's traveling classrooms dedicated to teaching students in Los Angeles County public schools about art and culture. more...

Share Our Stories

Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

Share Our Stories

Share Our Stories is an LAMOTH education program that connects students from under-resourced schools with Holocaust Survivors, for conversation and creative exploration.  In engagements at the Museum and in their classrooms, students confront a powerful history told first hand, find relationships between Survivors stories and their own lives, and discover their own voice. more...

Elementary Student Matinee

Los Angeles Opera

Elementary Student Matinee

LA Opera's Elementary Student Matinee and Tour brings the sensory richness of opera to elementary students in regional venues across Los Angeles County. more...

Opera Prep

LA Opera's Opera Prep program provides over 2,400 secondary school students across the Los Angeles region with a lasting experience in the performing arts and a behind-the-scenes encounter with the many careers that bring opera productions to the stage. more...

Symphonies for Schools

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Symphonies for Schools

The Symphonies for Schools program introduces 12,000 schoolchildren to the LA Phil through four free concerts at Walt Disney Concert Hall each year. Every teacher who applies to participate in this program attends preparatory workshops focusing on connecting their curricula to music and music-making. more...

Los Angeles Philharmonic

YOLA-Youth Orchestra LA

Changing Lives – One Child, One Family, One Community at a Time
Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) provides access to free, high quality instrumental and orchestral education in order to promote youth development. Central to YOLA is the LA Phil’s plan to build, with community partners, youth orchestras in underserved communities throughout Los Angeles.
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Music Center On Tour

Music Center of Los Angeles County

Music Center On Tour

The Music Center On Tour program introduces students to the world of the performing arts through presentations that model excellence, cultural diversity, and rich educational content. more...

Mobile Museum Program

Natural History Museum

Mobile Museum Program

The Mobile Museum program is a hands-on science outreach program that brings the excitement of the Natural History Museum to elementary school students in the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Greater Los Angeles area.
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Gluck Community Service Arts Fellowship Program

Orange County School of the Arts

Gluck Community Service Arts Fellowship Program

This unique program sends talented and enthusiastic OCSA student arts groups into the surrounding community to bring the arts to those who have no access. more...

Music Performance and Education Outreach Program

UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture

Music Performance and Education Outreach Program

Our finest UCLA music students visit senior centers, schools, libraries and other institutions throughout Los Angeles County, bringing high quality performances and music education free of charge to individuals and groups who might otherwise not have the opportunity to hear live music. more...

Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts

University of California, Riverside

Gluck Fellows Program of the Arts

The Gluck Fellows Program brings talented arts experts and enthusiasts from UCR into classrooms at over fifty K-12 schools and community centers in the Inland Empire region to give over 750 free performances and workshops in the disciplines of art, art history, creative writing, dance, music and theatre. more...

Thornton-Gluck Fellows Program

USC Thornton School of Music

Thornton-Gluck Fellows Program

In partnership with community sites in the heart of Los Angeles, the USC Thornton Gluck Fellows will provide performances free of charge to audiences representative of the diverse cultural fabric of Los Angeles. more...