New Urban Arts

Address: 705 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 401-751-4556
Eligibility: If you are a Providence-area high school student, you are eligible to participate in New Urban Arts’ free after-school arts programs. Registration is open year-round.
Services Provided: The Youth Mentorship in the Arts Program, our core program, partners artist-mentors with small groups of low income high school students who develop powerful mentoring relationships through free yearlong after-school program. Students also access the following services:Studio Study Buddies, academic tutors who provide homework help and test preparation.

Vacation Week Workshops taking place during the week-long April school break.

The Gallery and Performance Program including three annual exhibitions of student artwork; exhibitions incorporate performances, fashion shows and the release of student-published poetry and literature. These events are also a formal opportunity for parents to visit the studio.
Provider Profiles: Our free, year-round out-of-school programs promote sustained mentoring relationships between urban high school students and trained artist mentors—who, together, engage in youth leadership, risk taking, collaboration, and self-directed learning.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 6/24/2016