• ORGANIZATION PROFILE
  • Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University

Causes

  • Interest area icon
  • Interest area icon
  • Interest area icon
(41.56447,-72.65193)
 

Volunteer with us!

VIEW AS
Subscribe Get an RSS feed of these Opportunities
Please wait . . .

Mission Statement

Mission

Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University enables the community to embrace diversity and foster creativity through the collaboration of individuals.

Vision

The greatest asset and most unique quality of the Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University is that it has grown from a collaborative spirit of the University, the City of Middletown, the North End Action Team, and other stakeholders who recognized that their community could rise up and become a beacon of change.

Located in Middletown's historic North End, Green Street is a gathering place for people from all walks and stages of life to come together and share in the common theme of the arts.

Utilizing the arts, Green Street enable community, youth, students, faculty and staff to converge in one special place, a place that encourages us all to learn more about the world we share and to appreciate people's differences and similarities, respecting who we are as individuals.

Description

The Green Street Arts Center (GSAC) of Wesleyan University is a three-story arts and education center located in the heart of Middletown's North End. Green Street offers an eclectic mix of events, exhibitions, classes and workshops to a diverse population, serving local individuals and families, as well as people from more than 25 surrounding towns. Green Street's state-of-the-art facility includes a sound recording studio, black-box theater, computer and media labs, and dance and art studios. Since opening in 2005, more than 18,000 people from Middletown and the region have experienced Green Street's programs in the visual, performing and media arts and early childhood development. Through evening and weekend programming such as Flash Forward: Photography Meet-Up, Writers Out Loud: Literary Open Mic and Sunday Salon Series, as well as other special events, audiences can sample a wide array of performances, lectures and workshops from professional artists, Wesleyan faculty and visiting and local artists. With its mission of enriching lives through the arts, Green Street enables people from diverse backgrounds to converge in one special place, a place that celebrates diversity, encouraging us all to learn more about our community, appreciate people's differences and similarities, and respect who we are as individuals. Its high-quality After School Arts & Science Program remains at the core of Green Street's offering, providing youth with arts education, homework assistance, mentoring, and nutritious snacks, all in the context of a safe and creative environment.

The greatest asset and unique quality of the Green Street Arts Center is evolving from a collaborative spirit of the University, the City of Middletown, the North End Action Team and other stakeholders who recognize that their community is a beacon of change. An emerald sitting prominently in Middletown's historic North End, Green Street has become a gathering place for people from all walks and stages of life to join together and explore the arts.

Website

http://www.greenstreetartscenter.org

Contact

Reviews

BE THE FIRST TO RECOMMEND THIS ORGANIZATION!
Would you recommend Green Street Arts Center of Wesleyan University?

Engage your employees, consumers, or students! VolunteerMatch provides the tools that make community involvement easy.