Justin Stewart
Behind the curtain, the stage was filled with props and youthful anticipation, against a sparkling backdrop. Young voices filled the air as they nervously shuffled their feet and took their places. As the lights went down, a calm quiet replaced the backstage buzz.
For the past month, just as the Free Arts staff begins to clock out for the night on Wednesday evenings, the building is rejuvenated with hope, creativity, and excitement.
On April 24th, Free Arts hosted the annual Art + Mentors = Resilience Conference virtually for the first time! To strengthen and connect our community, the Free Arts programs team offered workshops led by professionals who share our commitment to supporting children.
Arizona Roller Derby Juniors organized an Art Drive and Fundraiser on May 16, 2021 When it comes to Free Arts, anyone can be a fundraiser! We rely on many third-party events organized by dedicated supporters throughout the community to help raise funds to support our mission. These fundraisers are hosted independently, allowing Free Arts staff...
On April 6th (Arizona Gives Day), we had 75 families participate in our Art in Action virtual event. The event showcased the intention and care behind the music and visual arts programs at Free Arts. Teaching artist, Frank Thompson, energetically led the drumming session while teaching artist, Linda Pullinsi, guided us through the process of...
We’d like to give a warm welcome to the newest Free Arts staff members! Paula Wilson, Free Arts Program Coordinator, has 20 years of experience working with children in various capacities. She moved to Arizona from the east coast 16 years ago, and her past experiences have helped her learn about the various ways individuals...
March of 2021 marked the triumphant return of Hip Hop Camp!
Free Arts for Abused Children received three significant donations at the end of 2020. Our long-time supporters The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation pledged $500,000, spread over two years, to support our strategic growth.
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