By

Justin Stewart
After nearly three years, Free Arts reconnected with Children First Leadership Academy (CFLA) in Phoenix and completed a successful Professional Artist Series with the students.
The first Transformation Celebration was on Friday, January 28, 2022. Some attendees were neighbors in the area who had watched the construction project and wanted to learn more.
Mario Barela has been a dedicated Professional Teaching Artist for Free Arts since 2008. He has contributed both his time and talent to reach the children of Free Arts partner agencies, even in a time of social distancing and mask mandates.  
When the new fiscal year of Free Arts started in October of 2021, we had new faces join our staff and board during that first quarter. We would like to introduce you to the new staff and board members that are now part of the Free Arts team. Welcome to Free Arts, Jocelyn, Coree, and...
As Free Arts eased back into in-person programming, this year’s Storybook Ballet was reimagined with the health and safety of participating children top of mind.
With the arrival of COVID, words like “unprecedented” and “pivoting” and “lock down” became common language to all of us.  Free Arts was no exception.
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our normal routines, the way we work, and the way we connect with people. There have been new and innovative ways to communicate, and for organizations like Free Arts, to still engage with the populations that they serve. In this quest for innovation and connectedness, some new bonds with old friends...
Thank you, Rock FOC team members, for supporting our kids as remote volunteers and fundraising champions!
Over the summer, Free Arts added a new staff member, and a new board member to our team.
Have you noticed a new look when you visit our website at FreeArtsAZ.Org?
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