Sitar Arts Center engages DC youth, from early childhood to young adulthood, in building a creative community of learning and belonging that removes financial and cultural barriers to arts education and career training.
Sitar is Student Centered
We place the children, youth, and their families at the center of our decision-making. We are dedicated to a holistic approach to creative youth development and believe in the transformational power of the arts and the potential of every child.
Sitar is Gratitude Grounded
Sitar’s mission is upheld through intentional acts of gratitude to express our genuine appreciation for our community members and all that that we do, achieve, and experience together.
Sitar is DEIB Committed
Sitar is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging and is dedicated to being antiracist in principles, practices, and culture.