Southwest Community Enrichment Center - Art Center Programs
Art Center (Southwest Community Enrichment Center)
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Description of Service
Our mission is to provide an arts education program in various art forms, free of charge, on a day-to-day basis for neighborhood adults, teens and children. The Art Center offers residents a positive, creative, and safe outlet to express their struggles, triumphs and celebrations through visual, performing and other art forms. It provides not only a passageway to creative expression, but for those who wish to advance professionally, the Art Center provides the skills and motivation leading to educational advancement and careers in visual arts. The Art Center is structured as an informal open studio in which residents are first encourages and gently directed to find their own form and style of artistic expression.
- An open studio available to children, teens, adults and seniors
- After school art instruction for children and teens
- Visual arts instruction in drawing, painting, mask making, printmaking and silk screening
- Trips to museums, galleries, and other cultural events
- Guest speakers, evening workshops, and visiting artists
- Scholarship opportunities to local art colleges- ¦On site gallery to view and purchase art work of local residents
- Opportunities to exhibit art work professionally
- Summer art camp for youth
Counties: Philadelphia; States: PA; Countries: USA
For information about our programs go to our website or call us at (215) 382) 9272.