the junction where the arts and community meet


Our classes and workshops focus on developing artistic skills and creativity in a supportive and encouraging community. Our professional faculty upholds the highest integrity in their work as artists and teachers. We value learners as a creative, innovative individuals, who can benefit from work in the arts no matter what their challenges, goals, or life’s work. Whether you’re interested in improving your art skills or your soccer game, moving past adolescent shyness, or using your right brain to help solve problems more innovatively, we can help you find the right class for your needs.

Questions about our offerings? Call Emily at 609.716.1931 or email

Ask us about our Open House, Anytime!

We encourage you to drop in and try a class [subject to availability]. Ask us about our Open House, Anytime! Observe a class in session, talk to the teaching artist and the Program Manager, Emily Dean, before registering for the next session. You just pay for the class you attend. Please call us for more information at 609-716-1931.


Did You Know?

Young people who participate in the arts for at least three hours on three days each week through at least one full year are:

  • 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement
  • 3 times more likely to be elected to class office within their schools
  • 4 times more likely to participate in a math and science fair
  • 3 times more likely to win an award for school attendance
  • 4 times more likely to win an award for writing an essay or poem

Young artists, as compared with their peers, are likely to: attend music, art, and dance classes nearly three times as frequently; participate in youth groups nearly four times as frequently; read for pleasure nearly twice as often; and perform community service more than four times as often

(From “Living the Arts through Language + Learning: A Report on Community-based Youth Organizations,” Shirley Brice Heath, Stanford University and Carnegie Foundation For the Advancement of Teaching, Americans for the Arts Monograph, November 1998)