JWJCSA works with schools and community centers throughout the DC area to provide to provide on-site classes, workshops, and concerts.


Private instruction is provided by JWJCSA affiliated teaching staff.

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In-school arts programs 

After-school arts programs

Concert Series

Instrument lessons

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Professional and innovative arts education

The James Weldon Johnson Community School of the Arts (JWJCSA) was established to provide a place for children, adults, and families to study and enjoy the arts in an uplifting and nurturing environment that welcomes people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Our Vision
1) To provide lifelong arts education in a wide range of artistic disciplines with an emphasis in promoting local arts expression. 2) To promote creativity, love of learning, personal growth, good citizenship, and cultural literacy. 3) To support the work of local artists and to promote positive interaction between generations and cultures

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