USING GLASS ARTS TO CONNECT YOUNG PEOPLE FROM
DIVERSE CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS TO BETTER FUTURES
Better Futures Luncheon

Tickets are available now for our annual Better Futures Luncheon on October 2nd at Hotel Murano.

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Upcoming Events

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Tuesday

Aug 21, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Event
AC2 Summer 5 Arts Connect 2 Summer Showcase
Please join us in celebrating the young women of Arts Connect at the …
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Thursday

Aug 23, 2018
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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AC Summer 5 Arts Connect Summer Showcase
Please join us in celebrating the young women of Arts Connect at the …
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Tuesday

Oct 02, 2018
11:30am - 1:00pm
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BFL400X400 Better Futures Luncheon 2018
Our annual Better Futures Luncheon is an opportunity for you to be a f…
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Saturday

Oct 13, 2018
11:00am - 5:00pm
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Facebook_Profile Tacoma Arts Month Studio Tour
Hilltop Artists is proud to be a part of the Tacoma Arts Month Studio …
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What we Do

Programs

Our Programs

All youth, ages 12-20, in Pierce County can participate in our programs, which take place in public schools in Tacoma and Franklin-Pierce School Districts.

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Our Impact

For the past four years, our Team Production students have had a 100% graduation rate. 58% have gone on to Post-secondary education, 50% are employed, and 25% are doing both.

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Artwork

Hilltop Artists students explore glass art through glassblowing, flameworking, mosaics, and fusion. Team Production creates glass art for commissions, installations, and our biannual glass sales.

Featured Stories

Did you meet Léa?

In 2014, we began an exciting exchange program - each year we send a student to study glassblowing with renowned glass artist Antoine Pierini in Tacoma’s Sister City Biot, France. Thanks to the generosity of local host families, we have been able to host a student from Biot each summer as well. This year, at Antoine’s recommendation, we had the…

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Have you met Monique?

Monique Simkova is the newest member of our team. As the Events and Development Manager, many of you will likely get to know her as you attend our events, contact us with questions, or stop by to shop at our gallery. She is responsible for the Better Futures Luncheon, as well as our other events, including the Glass Sales. For…

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Get Involved

Volunteer

PARTICIPATE

Hilltop Artists provides youth, ages 12-20, with hot glass instruction, related arts training, and adult mentors focusing on increasing students’ academic and interpersonal success.

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DONATE

Hilltop Artists is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that relies on public and private donations. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. In order to keep our programs tuition-free, we depend on the generosity of our supporters and advocates.

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VOLUNTEER

Hilltop Artists is a community that believes in the power of volunteering to enrich the lives of our youth and the world around us. We have many ways for you to become involved with Hilltop Artists by volunteering.