The Center for Contemporary Art-Programs for Children with Special Needs
Special Needs Art Classes and Summer Camp
The Center for Contemporary Art offers year-round classes and summer art programs providing needed access to create art experiences for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs. The arts provide an invaluable avenue of self expression for those with limited or no verbal communication, and because of heightened sensory needs, they often respond we3ll to the multi-sensory stimulation and the hands-on approach inherent in art.
About The Center for Contemporary Art
The Center for Contemporary Art is a vibrant regional art center with studio art classes, a summer art camp, rotating exhibitions and community outreach programs. Art classes for children and adults are offered in painting (oils, acrylic and watercolor), ceramics, pottery, drawing, pastels, photography and more. Exhibitions of contemporary art are presented in three galleries, as well as annual members’, international juried and youth art month exhibits. Outreach programs bring art experiences to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs, at-risk youth, seniors, adults with disabilities and people affected by cancer.