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New Urban Arts

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Causes: Arts & Culture, Performing Arts

Mission: Our mission is to build a vital community that empowers young people as artists and leaders, developing creative practices they can sustain throughout their lives.

Geographic areas served: Providence, RI

Programs: To support the development of providence teenagers through arts and education programs including workshops, classes, unjudged art shows and mentoring programs.

providence youth acts collaborative-joint programs among different youth organizations.

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3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

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Client Served

Rating: 5

When I was a student at New Urban Arts I learned more about myself and the arts in a few weeks than I would have learned in a year elsewhere. The teaching methods had empowered me as a student to realize my potential. NUA had sparked my interest in poetry, photography, welding, ceramics, and many other art mediums. It had opened up a world of expression that as an inner-city youth I had no idea I could participate in.

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Client Served

Rating: 5

An amazing space, with amazing staff, student and volunteers. I learned so much about art and about myself in the two years I've been there.

1

Client Served

Rating: 5

It's an amazing place to learn different aspects of art. The volunteers are wonderful and always doing more than asked of to help you. All the conections and friendships I formed have formed here have helped me learn and grow as a person and as an artists. One of the most amazing places I've ever known.