Our mission is to create and sustain a rigorous curriculum meant to create a new generation of Black artists with a deep understanding of the Heritage they are carrying on.
Our vision Is to create an understanding of the important history and influence of Black art.We do this through our conservatory-style arts education program tailored to and specifically for African American children ages 4 to 18.
Eko Ise translates from Yoruban as Performance Education. The link of the Yoruba language to this project was chosen specifically to emphasize that children will be learning artistic practice created from the African diaspora. Our root history. Here are the other titles that will be used and their translation.
Olukos will be committed to imparting their knowledge of art, in all its forms, to each Akeko. First and foremost will be the dissemination of Black art’s history and continued impact on the world today.