Partnerships are key to how we impact our community. We work with numerous artists, organizations, and individuals to fulfill the Atlas’ mission and vision. The Atlas, along with its partners, offer free and reduced cost arts programming, services, and training valued at $1.8 million dollars per year.

Atlas Resident Arts Partners anchor our performance season while sharing office spaces and administrative resources.

Capital City Symphony

The Capital City Symphony strives to make great orchestral music approachable by presenting affordable concerts to the public, performing creative programs in a relaxed concert format, and providing a musical outlet for talented amateur as well as professional players.

Joy of Motion Dance Center

Joy of Motion Dance Center is an award-winning nonprofit organization known best for its diverse class offerings, commitment to beginners, and dedication to quality dance education.

Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Committed to making theater inclusive, Mosaic brings a mix of communities together to encounter our shared humanity on stage, interrogating our intertwined histories and grappling with many of the pressing social and political issues of our time.

Step Afrika!

Step Afrika is the first professional company in the world dedicated to the art and tradition of stepping.

Visionaries of the Creative Arts

Visionaries of the Creative Arts (VOCA), a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC, was established in July 2019 in response to the critical need of supporting the works of the D/deaf, hard-of-hearing, and hearing BIPOC artists all together locally and nationwide.

Black Leaves Dance Company

Black Leaves Dance Company is an all-Black, all-male, queer-inclusive dance company specializing in modern ballet, highlighting the stories and perspectives of Black men in America. We explore themes related to identity and self-actualization: questions of masculinity, sexuality, religion, and race.

Each season, we partner with organizations to deepen our reach into our communities and enhance our program offerings.

H St Main St

How we partner:
We are an H Street Business Partner for the H Street Festival and Art All Night.

DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative

How we partner:
We are a cultural institution partner member and Arts & Humanities For Every Student program participant , providing high-quality field trip experiences for DC Public School and DC Public Charter School children.

Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation

How we partner:
We are a presenting member of the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation for the Jazz Touring Network, the French-American Jazz Exchange, and the OnScreen/InPerson Film Programs.

Art Connection in the Capital Region

How we partner: The Art Connection in the Capital Region (ACCR) enriches lives by expanding access to original works of visual art within underserved communities throughout the Greater Metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Millennium Arts Salon

How we partner: We work with Millennium Arts Salon to offer a space for cultural exchange. Established in 2000, Millennium Arts Salon is committed to “advancing cultural literacy” through its art and cultural programming, which includes salon talks, exhibitions, tours and special events. Millennium programs are educational in nature, and designed to educate, raise awareness, and stimulate exchange on topics of the arts, culture, and the humanities.

The Washington Post

How we partner: Atlas is proud to have The Washington Post as the Founding Media Sponsor of the Annual Intersections Festival

Art Connection in the Capital Region

How we partner: The Art Connection in the Capital Region (ACCR) enriches lives by expanding access to original works of visual art within underserved communities throughout the Greater Metropolitan Washington, DC area.

Broad Futures

How we partner: Atlas partners with Broad Futures, a work placement program for young neurodivergent people. From the Box Office to Marketing individuals from Broad Futures work for the Atlas and learn to thrive in a bustling environment.

H St Main St

How we partner:
We work with H Street Main Street to connect the arts and H Street businesses to further enhance the economic development on the H Street Corridor.

St. Coletta of Greater Washington

How we partner: The Adult Program at St. Coletta's offers adults age 18 and older opportunities to participate in vocational and employment readiness training, supported employment, life skills training, and community integration in order to achieve greater independence. Participants in the adult program volunteer in our Patron Services division.


Each season, the Atlas Performing Arts Center provides free and low cost field trip opportunities for students and adults through programming and presenting partners. These partnerships allow thousands of students and adults to experience the excitement, passion and energy of live theatrical, musical, and dance performances.


Programming and presenting partners for Field Trips at the Atlas include:

The DC Arts and Humanities Education Collaborative

The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

The DC Department of Parks and Recreation, Turkey Thicket

Mosaic Theater Company of DC

Step Afrika!

Capital City Symphony

Company E

Capital Movement Project

Dance Institute of Washington

Washington Bach Consort

Imagination Stage

Arts on the Horizon

Beech Tree Puppets

Are you interested in partnering with us? Let’s see what’s possible!
Contact info@atlasarts.org with your partnership ideas.