June 7 — June 8
Young people from across the Richmond area will come together on Friday, June 7, 2019, from 4-9 p.m. for a neighborhood block party to celebrate youth voices and their visual and performing art at...Learn More
February 1 — February 2
Join us during RVA First Fridays for our new teen art exhibit "This Is Me" featuring poetry about self-esteem and identity, beautiful watercolor creations created by youth in our mindfulness program...Learn More
We Believe in Young People
Each young person is a valuable part of our community. We promise to offer a supportive and nurturing environment, which allows our young people an opportunity to bring into being the beauty that exists within their creative spirits.
We Believe in Creative Expression
Everyone will be free to be an artist who can give birth to a masterpiece, because we recognize that innovation is the heartbeat of growth.
We Believe in Communication
We seek to provoke ideas and stimulate conversation that encourages self-awareness and expression of diverse perspectives, remove barriers of fear, create a better understanding of humanity, and illuminate hope.
We Believe in Compassion
We advocate kindness to heal division and resolve conflicts, because everyone has a right to be heard, to experience love, and to be treated with dignity and mutual respect.
We Believe in Community
We value the importance of collaborative relationships, which celebrate diversity. We recognize that by sharing together we're capable of making even greater creative contributions that can enhance the well-being and quality of life for the whole.
We Believe in Change
We embrace change as a gift that empowers young people to transform our world through creative expression. It provides opportunities to be passionately engaged in a natural process of learning, challenging complacency and discovering opportunities to live a meaningful life.