WHAT WE OFFER

Young girl holding hand drawn picture on paper

The arts are more than a source of entertainment and pleasure; they are an exceptionally powerful tool for learning.

Studies show that music improves mathematical abilities. Dance enhances spatial awareness and motor skills. Drama promotes communication and provides emotional release. The visual arts encourage decision-making and nurture sensitivity, while creative writing increases verbal skills and engages imaginative effort.

ACCESS

Next is June ACCESS: Chalk Art with Chase Hunt!

 

Sunday, June 20th from 12pm – 2pm in the TruFit Trouser Parking Lot (1129 Woodmere Ave)

Register HERE!

 

This bi-monthly program is for people of all abilities to access community art and cultural activities in the Grand Traverse area.

Spring/Summer 2021 Classes

Gardening Summer Series with GT Children’s Garden

Select Saturdays from 11am-1pm
June 12th , July 24th and August 21st

$45/Participant. Financial assistance is available. 

Get your hands dirty and discover your Green Thumb! Learn alongside your friends how to plant, tend and grow a healthy and flourishing garden. 

This class is designed to be inclusive, people of ALL ages and abilities are encouraged to enroll. 

Register HERE
Email info@artsforallnmi.org with any questions about the class or for financial assistance.

Martial Arts with Grace Blackmer

Fridays from 10:30-11:30am
Postponed until AUGUST 2021
$60/Participant and financial assistance is available. 

This is an INCLUSIVE class for people of ALL ages and abilities. Push your mind and your body in this class. Grace Blackmer will lead you through the practice of Martial Arts and build strength and confidence. 

Register HERE
Email info@artsforallnmi.org with any questions about the class or for financial assistance.

Intro to Theatre with Parallel 45 Theatre

June 28th – July 2nd
6pm-7pm at The Civic Center
$60/Participant and financial assistance is available. 

 

This class is for adults with disabilities. Work with Guest Teaching Artist Glenn Schudel and Jane Kittendorf on Theatre Basics and explore working together as an ensemble. 

 

Register HERE
Email info@artsforallnmi.org with any questions about the class or for financial assistance.

Art Journals with Amber Coulter

Tuesdays from 3:30-5pm
July 6, 13, 20 and 27 
$60/Participant and financial assistance is available.

This class will introduce new ways to make art and compile them in an Art Journal that you make all on your own! This class is geared toward participants with one or more disabilities. Special pricing is available upon request.
 

Register HERE
Email info@artsforallnmi.org with any questions about the class or for financial assistance.

Studio Classes

Clay Studio Class

All ages, all abilities, NO FEES. 

Calling all Marvel and Duck lovers!
 
We need your help transforming 10 decoy ducks into the Duck Avengers, the Duck-vengers if you will.
 
Our superheroes will race in the annual duck race hosted by the Traverse City Optimist Club!
 
Paints, ducks, smocks and stencils will be provided. Whether you want to come for a little bit or for the whole 2 hours, this is a chance for artists of all ages and all abilities to create together.
 
Register HERE

Art Escapes

The Arts for All Art Escapes program is a school-based art workshop series held in local special education, general education, and alternative classrooms aimed at enhancing classroom goals through art, music, dance, and drama. This program is supported by TBAISD and generous donors.