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VSA Tennessee provides opportunities for young people with disabilities to participate in and express themselves through the arts and arts education.


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The Big Payback

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For 15 years, VSA Tennessee has been offering programs and opportunities for people with disabilities through the arts.  Therefore, in celebration of our 15th anniversary we are trying to raise $1500 through the Big Payback.  Won’t you help?

We are asking for just $15 to show your support for the 15 years of programs and services VSA TN has provided….that is just $1 per year!

On Tuesday, don’t be late to donate…..to VSA Tennessee.





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

Letters From Vietnam Exhibit

A little over a year ago, 4 young men in East TN and 4 young men in Vietnam traded photos of their regions and letters about themselves with each other for an amazing project that was part of the 40 Days Around the World that VSA TN coordinated.  Since that time, this project has been in numerous exhibitions in East TN.  However, as of May 1, the exhibit made its way to middle TN and can be seen in the Polk Theater lobby gallery at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.  The exhibit will remain on display until the end of June.  A fascinating exhibit that you will not want to... read more

Free Summer Environmental Arts Camp

VSA Tennessee will offer a FREE summer arts camp July 11-15 from 6pm-8pm at the Sumner Teen Center in Gallatin.  During the camp, the young people will learn about the ecosystems and why predators are needed in the National Parks.  The end project of the camp will be a tunnel book of the Smoky Mountain National Park with quote from John Muir. The art will be presented in October at Tremont to the Smoky National Parks as a 100th anniversary gift for the National Parks. The project is open to the first 20 young people who register for this camp. The camp is open to anyone ages 13 or over with any form of disability. This program is funded through a grant from the Nashville Predators. A registration form is provided below.  You can complete it and scan and email it to userk7706@comcast.net or mail it to 1210 Lake Rise Place, Gallatin TN 37066.... read more

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