Programs

Art Program at Women’s Correctional Center

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Work with inmates participating in the outreach program art class

  • Where: Goochland Women’s Correctional Facility, VA
  • Days: Second and Fourth Wednesday
  • Commitment Required: Travel to and from, entry and set up and two hour art class (3.5 hours)
  • Prerequisites:
    • Background check by Goochland Women’s Correctional Center
    • Onsite volunteer Training Pre-clearance required

Art Program for Adults with Dementia and Alzheimers

OMA pair from Ohio

Openings Minds through Art (OMA) at St. Mary’s Woods

  • Days:  2-3 hours – one day per week (7-10 week sessions). Next session begins March 18 through April 29, 2016. Commitment required for full session.
  • When: Every Friday, 9:30 AM to noon (class is one hour session)
  • Student volunteers are provided transportation
  • Where: Saint Mary’s Woods Retirement Community
  • Prerequisites: Training provided by Art for the Journey OMA-Certified Instructors

Art Program for Lower Income Seniors 

Grant and Marywood resident

Arts instruction for adults in affordable and accessible living

  • Days: Every Thursday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Class is one hour session.
  • Where: Marywood Elderly Apartments, Henrico, VA
  • Prerequisites: Painting and drawing interest

Youth Summer Art Programs

Independence Youth Art Camp

Teach with children participating in art camps

  • Duration: Ten Weeks
  • Where: Independence Golf Club, Midlothian, VA
  • Prerequisites:
    • Art Teacher: Working or experienced artists approved for teaching by Art for the Journey. Background check required. (paid position, contact Art for the Journey for additional info)
  • Art Assistant: interest in art education and/or painting and drawing background or interest

Program for Adults with Mental and Physical Challenges

Share your time teaching arts to adults with serious mental and physical challenges

  • Days: not applicable. Program inactive pending additional volunteer recruitment.
  • Where: Lakeside Center, Richmond, VA
  • Prerequisites: Some art skill and interest in painting and drawing. The program is meant to be easy and stress free for participants. Art experience is similar to a paint night.

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