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Phone: 512-632-4453
3710 Cedar St, Suite 218
Austin
Texas 78705
USA
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Target demographics: seniors and disabled adults who reside in nursing homes and those who attend senior activity centers and/or receive a free lunch from the City of Austin/Meals on Wheels (low-income areas of the city)

Direct beneficiaries per year: 400

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: sort art supplies for future projects, sit with a senior and encourage them during the activity

Geographic areas served: Austin, Texas

Programs: art activities for seniors & disabled adults includes art exhibits and tours of local museums

Mission:
To deliver art activities to seniors and disabled adults. Our goals are to foster self-esteem, build friendships and revive the spirit through group art activities.
Results:
We have an exhibit of our participants art in the summer of each year. This year our seniors are working towards an exhibit for the Texas capitol (May, 2011).

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01/13/11
I have had the pleasure of working with founder Theresa and her group of volunteers over the last year and have enjoyed every minute of it. Mobile Arts brings art education to older adults who may not otherwise have the opportunity to pursue them. Through a variety of media and themes, ... more »
02/26/10
I attended an exhibit of works done by the MAP participants at La Pena in December. Not only was the artwork beautiful, it was really amazing to see the pride in the artists' faces. It seems as if there are so many opportunities for kids, and it's great to see an organization that focuses on the ... more »
02/26/10
The Mobile Art Program works with the residents at the nursing home my mother lives in. She has really enjoyed working with the instructors ad has made new friends at the home... more »
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