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15 Years of VSA Tennessee

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VSA Tennessee invites you to our 15 year anniversary celebration on Thursday, July 28, from 6-8pm at the Amberleaf Marketplace, 112 Public Square in Gallatin.

The event will feature continuous musical performances on both stages by past VSA TN Young Soloist winners.  There will also be performances from the VSA/Blair Dulcimer Choir and the Movement Connection Dance program.

Art exhibits from past VSA TN programs will be shown throughout the site with a special art presentation featuring Jalyn Weston.  There will also be an art project that you can participate in creating.

This is a free public event with free refreshments and a cash bar.

Come help us celebrate 15 years!

 

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FREE Summer Arts Camp

VSA Tennessee will offer a FREE summer environmental arts camp from July 11-15 at the Sumner Teen Center, 976 Grassland Place, Gallatin TN from 6pm-8pm each evening. The camp will be under the direction of artist Dee Kimbrell. Participants will learn about how our actions impact the environment.  They will then create tunnel books that represent what they have learned. The group will collectively create one larger version of the Tunnel Book, which will be presented at Tremont to the Smoky Mountains National Parks in Oct for the 100th anniversary of the National Parks. The camp is open to individuals over the age of 13 with any form of a disability.  Spots are available for the first 20 registrants.  A registration form can be found below.  Registration forms can be completed, scanned and emailed or mailed to the address provided on the form. This camp is provided through the support of a Nashville Predators Grant and the Tennessee Arts... read more

Corporate Arts Program

VSA Tennessee is very proud of its Corporate Arts Program in which young people with disabilities work under the guidance of a professional artist to great works of art. These pieces of art can be given as gifts, awards or used as corporate art. The commissions paid for the art will be used to pay the lead artist, art supplies and to provide a stipend for the young people with disabilities. If you are interested in commissioning a piece of art, please contact VSA TN at userk7706@comcast.net or (615) 210-8819.... read more

VSA Tennessee Prepares for International Children’s Art Exhibit

On Saturday, April 30th a workshop was held at the studio of artist Kathy Plourde.  The participants created several pieces of art, which will be uploaded into the International Art Exhibition of the John F Kennedy Center.   Selected pieces from around the world will be shown in Washington DC.  Special thanks to the Nashville Sertoma for their support of this program.  Below are a few examples of the beautiful art that was... read more

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