Welcome to Transformation Celebration!

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Event Times

8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

11:00 PM – 12:30 PM

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

5:30PM – 7:00 PM

 

Event Schedule

Check-in (Opens 15 minutes before each tour time)

Welcome Remarks

Rotating Activities

  • Bravery Beads
  • Drumming
  • Building Tour

Closing Remarks

Reception

Art Activities & Artists

Bravery Beads with Beth Garrett-Coleman or Casey Cole-Albertson (Program Coordinators)

Drumming with Eileen Morgan (Professional Teaching Artist) or Paula Wilson (Senior Program Coordinator).

Social Media Raffle

Enter for the chance to win a Free Arts Gift Bag! While every attendee receives a goodie bag, one winner will be drawn for each event time to receive an extra special gift bag of Free Arts swag, art supplies, and more! Attendees can claim one raffle ticket for every social media engagement posted online. For example, check-in on Facebook, post a story on Instagram, or follow Free Arts on LinkedIn. Thank you for sharing your experience and bringing awareness to the power of art and mentors in transforming children’s lives.

 

History

In early 2020, Free Arts completed its building renovation for the newly named Bob & Renee Parsons Place for Art and Transformation. Unfortunately, COVID-19 halted all plans for an official re-opening celebration. While our programs adapted and continued serving children in our community, we took time to re-imagine a different way of celebrating this milestone. Instead of a large-scale gathering, Free Arts decided to a series of small-group tours called Transformation Celebrations. Free Arts is hosting four days of special tours between January and May of 2022. Each day features 3-4 tour times where 20 attendees (split into groups of 6-7 people) can explore the upgraded facilities and enjoy interactive ways to learn about Free Arts and the children we serve. Activities include resilience-building art projects, conversations with artists, and creative volunteer projects. Attendees can also enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Free Arts is excited to showcase Parsons Place as a community resource for local partners. Transformation Celebrations are a wonderful opportunity to bring our community together and courageously connect with friends, old and new.

Sponsors

Connect and Create With Children

We know that children build resilience when they’re surrounded by caring, supportive adults.  We provide the training, you provide the time.