VSA arts of Massachusetts, Inc.

Rating: 4.95 stars   19 reviews


The NonProfit Center 89 South Street Boston MA 02111 USA


To promote inclusion of people with disabilitiesin our communities and develop effective arts-based teaching strategies thatallow students with and without disabilities to learn together.

Geographic areas served:

Commonwealth of Massachusetts


VSAM addresses the need for equal access to education, the arts and cultural experiences for people with disabilities. Unique artist residencies are designed for schools that are using the arts to improve instruction and learning for all of their students. Approximately 3000 students and 150 teachers in Massachusetts participate. VSAM also offers in-service professional development for teachers and publishes a guide for teachers who want to use the visual and performing arts in the classroom called the Multi Arts Resource Guide. Participatory arts festivals are offered for integrated groups of students, including workshops in dance, music, drama and visual arts. 

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Rating: 5 stars  

4 people found this review helpful

VSA Arts of Massachusetts is a leader in developing curriculum and professional development to support inclusive practices and the arts.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

provide thousands of teachers with the resources needed to include students with disabilities in a truly accessible classroom.

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About once a year

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