Laundromat Offers Art Workshops To Underprivileged Communities
The Laundromat Project is a non-profit organization that brings various programs to low-income families.
New York City has an abundance of cultural activities and artistic endeavours, but not many of them are free. Recognizing the lack of access to the arts for lower income families, Risë Wilson set up a community art organization where workshops and programs could be freely available in a place where many already gather…the laundromat.
The non-profit organization The Laundromat Project recognized the potential in using a space that is usually equated with mundane waiting, and filled it with possibility. The mission statement says: