2021 Theater Camp Celebrates Resilience

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.

The Return of In Person Professional Artist Series

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.

Be a Hero to Children in our Community – Join Free Arts Seeds of Hope Monthly Donor Community!

For as little as $5 a month, you can become a Seeds of Hope Monthly Donor at any amount.

Art + Mentors = Resilience Conference 2021

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.

Third party event fun

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...

Art in Action recap

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...

Meet our newest staff!

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...

The Return of Hip-Hop Camp!

March of 2021 marked the triumphant return of Hip Hop Camp!

Free Arts receives support from the local community

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.

Volunteer from Home

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Free Arts has continued to transform children’s trauma to resilience through the arts throughout this difficult time by supporting those that have offered their time and resources from a distance. As we eagerly anticipate things returning to in-person capacity, you can be a part of that transformation by participating in some...
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