Skate Park Mural Project Completed!

Skate Park Mural Project Completed!

Our Bath Skate Park 10-week mural project ended with vibrant colors, shapes, and images of community and youth expression! Some comments from Youth included: “this gave me a change to express myself”, “it was fun!”, “I never came to the skate park before this”, and “I love making art”.

Support ArtVan’s mission with an end of year contribution

Support ArtVan’s mission with an end of year contribution

Dear Friend of ArtVan, What an amazing, transformative year ArtVan has had! Over this past year, ArtVan has honed its operating model to be as lean as possible, while continuing to deliver quality programming through our Neighborhood Program and our Community Partnership Program. Not only did our work hum along, but we were also ableContinue Reading

In The Field #3

     ArtVan older youth artists leave their neighborhoods to face paint with ArtVan staff at LL Beans Winter Kids Festival.

In The Field #1

Youth sharing their “HOME” creations to their friends. Kelly and I are so inspired & impressed by their design and engineering and even more heart-warmed by their kind, attentive, and authentic social commenting towards one another. ~Jamie

Summer Gift Matching

Summer Gift Matching

Help keep the arts rolling this summer by having your gift matched through August 1st!     Summer can be a challenging time for youth living in our under-resourced communities. ArtVan is gearing up for a very busy season and we need your support. We are fortunate to have a donor who has generously offeredContinue Reading

Summer Solstice Art Bar: Celebrate the Sun

Summer Solstice Art Bar: Celebrate the Sun

June 22, 6:30- 8:30 PM, The Brunswick Inn (165 Park Row, Brunswick) – Please join ArtVan for a fun night of painting with the theme: celebrate the sun. All materials will be provided, and no experience is necessary. You need only bring a willingness to play with paint and share some laughter with friends.Continue Reading

Stacey Jenkins – Art Therapist

Stacey Jenkins – Art Therapist

Stacey holds a Master’s Degree in Art Therapy and completed an internship running art therapy groups at an Adult Daycare center. She has her own private practice (working primarily with children, adolescents and young adults), She felt she was missing out on working with the aging community and happened to meet with Jamie Silvestri who wasContinue Reading

Altered Couture Fashion Contest

Altered Couture Fashion Contest

May 25, 6-8 PM, Fort Andross, Brunswick – The 7th Annual Mid-Coast Altered Couture Contest will be held on Thursday, May 25th, from 6-9 PM at Fort Andross in Brunswick. This is a unique creative fashion show event that celebrates local community and its vast and varied talents. Designers create a one-of-a-kind design using recycled/upcycledContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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