Carpe Diem Arts' mission is to present multigenerational and multicultural community events and arts outreach activities in the greater Washington, DC area, creating opportunities for people of all ages and walks of life to participate in the visual, literary, and performing arts. We believe in the ability of the arts to transcend differences; energize, empower, and heal communities; build hope and harmony; and unlock human potential. Through creative partnerships, we achieve our dual aim of impacting diverse and underserved populations while also supporting the livelihoods of master teaching and performing artists representing a broad range of cultures and traditions. Bringing the Arts to Life in ways that matter and make a difference.
Learn more about Carpe Diem Arts on our website.
"Carpe Diem brings out the best in our community by making music, art, and celebration accessible to all of the people of Montgomery County and beyond.
I cherish the exuberance, diversity and energy of the Carpe Diem community and am grateful that this remarkable organization is here for us through thick and thin." ~ U. S. Congressman Jamie Raskin
"Time and time again, the arts and humanities have proven to be the most accessible and affordable way to celebrate what is right in the world -- and to give people of all ages in all places the means to imagine and then to create a better world for themselves and their communities." ~ Busy Graham, Executive Director, Carpe Diem Arts