Village Center for the Arts
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Village Center for the Arts is a community fine art center whose mission is to provide a nurturing environment for artistic creativity through educational fine arts programs & events for all ages. We provide fine arts classes to all ages, including special needs youth & adults. Afterschool Club Mud & Summer Camp Creation, 3-17 yrs, provides fine art experiences to (latchkey) children, ALICE families, low-income youth, & children showing great promise in the arts, in an atmosphere of inclusiveness & creativity. Our "Unexpected Artist" program provides free art-project-based homework help in all subjects, k-12, all accessible by Public School busing. Our unique "Open Studio" offers fine art supplies, wood, found objects & arts equipment to all ages, to use their imagination to create beautiful art with friends & family. Our Leadership Mentor program trains students in teaching/ mentoring skills. Our "Paint The People" Festival brings folks together through art & our gala exhibit celebrates the work of our artist-clients.
Our Give Local Funds will help us to fund: - Our Unexpected Artist Program, providing totally free assistance to complete art-related homework assignments for subjects like science, & social studies, including supplies and step-by-step instruction, leveling the field for all income levels, accessible by school bus. - Children's scholarships to camp and safe after-school art programs. - Senior Citizen's Affordable Pottery Lessons - Development of an endowment to ensure the future of VCA
12 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776