At Arts Umbrella, we see the effect art of all forms can have on children each and every day. From the first brush stroke to the last curtain call, art leaves a lasting impression that shapes the way children see themselves and the world around them.

Art plays an important role in creative and academic development, providing an outlet for emotional expression, a constant source of inspiration and tools for critical thinking. We believe all children should have access to the arts regardless of geographical, cultural or financial barriers.

Read our full 2011-2012 Annual Report