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VSA arts of New Jersey (VSA/NJ) offers programs and services in all of the arts disciplines to individuals of all ages, particularly those with disabilities.

Background:
Founded in 1978 and co-sponsored by the Middlesex County Cultural & Heritage Commission, this state-wide not-for-profit is part of the international VSA arts network which serves 49 states, the District of Columbia and more than 60 other nations.

National VSA arts was founded by Jean Kennedy Smith as an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC and is designated by Congress as the national coordinating agency for arts programs for individuals with disabilities. On the local level, VSA/NJ offers expanded arts opportunities to the over 1 million New Jersey residents with disabilities.

Utilizing artists, educators, therapists and volunteers, VSA/NJ programs are developed and brought into schools, cultural institutions and agencies serving individuals with disabilities. Activities include:

 
VSA arts of NJ FESTIVALS
 
 
PARENT/CHILD WORKSHOPS IN
MUSIC AND ART
FOR CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
 


STORYTELLER PLAYERS
 


ARTS ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
 


UNLIMITED POTENTIAL THEATER COMPANY
 


ART PAR EXCELLENCE
TRAVELING ART EXHIBIT

 


MERCER COUNTY
ARTS INSTITUTE

 


RESOURCE AND REFERRAL SERVICE
S
 

For more information, please contact:

VSA arts of NJ
703 Jersey Avenue          
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

email maybe sent to 
info@vsanj.org

(732)  745-3885, 745-5935      
(732)  745-3913 (TTY users only)          
(732)  745-4524(Fax)

http://www.vsanj.org

MAJOR FUNDING PROVIDED BY:

Middlesex  County Cultural  & Heritage Commission

United Way Central Jersey

VSA arts
Mercer County Office for the Disabled

NJ State Council on the Arts/Dept. of State, a partner agency of National Endowment for the Arts

NJ Dept. of Community Affairs


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