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The ARC offers a new breed of programming for students of all ages, holiday camps for children, family workshops, and creative resources. Staffed by a team of talented international and local Teaching Artists and practitioners, all are professionals in their fields and experienced and passionate educators.

The ARC is a multi-potentiating acronym standing for "Arts aRe Community" or "Arts aRe Consciousness" with the ‘R’ also being a placeholder for Rallying/Rousing/Revisioning/Raising/Revitalizing/Realizing.

The ARC is dedicated to offering playful arts explorations, multidisciplinary experiences, and creative community building. Programs are infused with project-based teaching and value-based learning, and are informed by a range of alternative pedagogies, focusing on emergent curricula and child-led projects.

The ARC prioritizes open-ended modes of learning, encouraging play-based approaches to project materials and ideas. The ARC's core vision champions connection-based work with children and celebrates "process over product". All of our programs focus on supporting children's social and emotional growth. We hope to nurture not only creative consciousing, but a new generation who feel empowered and free to be more bold and innovative in their expression.

"The object isn't to make art, it's to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable." 
                                                          Robert Henri