This week Valley Arts Council President Rich DiCarlo registered our organization with gofundme.
This is part of what he posted on Facebook:
"The Valley Arts Council was formed for the
purpose of creating and promoting a connecting thread between those
among us who are artists and those who have an interest in experiencing
the arts. Sometimes the only difference between a life full of art, and a
life void of art, is the simple accessibility of the arts.
is to ensure that the contribution that the arts can make to one's life
is recognized, valued, promoted and realized in the lives of all Valley
residents. Unfortunately we represent a region often ignored by the state...because they would rather give it to those areas that don't
"We've been in operation for about 14 years and we have touched so
many lives and yet we have many more communities to help. We operate
our children's art programs at little or no cost to the children.
often have to decide between teaching in the dark, using a room with
little or no heat before we would tell a child they cannot have art."
Rich DiCarlo works with Alexys Ryan, 12, of Ansonia in December at Derby Public Library.
Please click here to see how you can help keep the arts alive in the Valley and beyond!
Thanks in advance for your support.
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
DERBY - It's going to be a great new year for us at the Valley Arts Council and the Gallery@37 at 37 Elizabeth St.
Stop by soon and check out the interesting array of one-of-a-kind artwork!
You won't be disappointed.