Love Before Learning

About Our

We believe music and art are vital tools to liberate and transform lives.  Our guiding philosophy “Love before Learning” ensures that each and every one is welcomed and cherished as an individual, and has opportunities every day for self-expression, personal growth and joy.



We listen for the potential strength in each person’s expression through music, art, action, ; then respond with support and an invite for next steps in development with great awareness and detail.


Creative arts services and opportunities are provided to Individuals with developmental disabilities as well as children and adults who are interested in inclusive art exploration.


Day program services are offered in Hawthorne, Long Beach and virtually while community engagement and enrichment services are offered throughout Southern California and virtually .


Everyone deserves to have a mark and voice in this world. The benefits of the arts are monumental as they are the perfect vehicle for for people to grow, achieve, struggle, and contribute.

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Adult Day






2nd & PCH

Come and see our newest gallery at beautiful 2nd & PCH featuring the artwork of our resident artists!


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Through monthly giving to Able ARTS Work

help (H) everyone (E) reach (R) opportunity (O).


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A library of educational videos featuring an assortment of different creative art tutorials.


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Artbeat Radio

A potpourri of short podcasts featuring ideas, thoughts, and creativity of adults of various abilities.


Sit Back & Enjoy

Learn for Life

Be part of an inclusive learning site and community while developing and learning new skills.


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Every gift is an investment in empowerment, education, self-expression of ideas, hopes and vision through the creative arts.


Improve your community by joining our cause.  You'd be surprised at what a huge difference a little bit of your time can make.


The year Able Arts Work first started providing creative arts and therapeutic services in Long Beach, CA.


Adult clients served daily at our 3 day programs for individuals with developmental disabilities


People have viewed an exhibit that Able ARTS work has hosted in either one of our three galleries or thru one of our community exhibition.


At risk and/or marginalized K - 12 youth served through the Los Angeles and Orange County public school system.

Tel: 562-982-0247  Fax: 562-982-0254

3626 E. Pacific Coast Highway

Long Beach, CA 90804

Tax ID 95-3658291

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