Arts for Hearts Clarksville artists and volunteers are dedicated to bringing the joy that comes from creating art to everyone in our community.
Our Mission is to build a connected community engaged in creating discovering and participating in the arts.
AFH strives to be a model program for Clarksville-Montgomery County, TN; ensuring better access to the arts for everyone especially for those dealing with poverty and isolation; encouraging hope and inspiration through creativity and positive interaction with volunteers, artists, and successfully collaborating and partnering with others committed to the arts.
AFH envisions a vibrant and connected community engaged in discovering, exploring and creating art. Arts for Hearts nurtures inclusive art making kinship and cultural expression by lifting and eliminating barriers to participation in the arts. Such barriers include cost, transportation, language and perception.
About OUR ProgramS:
FREE Community Classes & workshops:
AFH offers free art classes and workshops at various locations throughout the community. Participants are encouraged to explore, create and have fun with being creative. The focus is not on artistic talent and technical skills, but rather on the belief that all art is acceptable and meaningful. .
The program relies on the generous help from volunteers, art supply donations from corporate sponsors, individuals and businesses, grants and private funding.
Corporate Team Building Workshops:
Corporate workshops support ARTS FOR HEARTS and 100% of net proceeds from workshop fees go to support community outreach art programming.
Our vibrant and colorful art workshops and events give you and your staff a chance to create your very own artwork in a relaxed and fun space full of paints, art materials, canvases, creative energy and buzz. Run by art facilitators, we offer you hands - on guidance and encouragement throughout your workshop.
Arts for Hearts workshops are designed to activate the imagination and inspire. Corporate workshops are scheduled at your location or off site.
Share Your Heart Project:
Sharing your Heart is easy and you support community art outreach.
Use your creativity to help support the Arts for Hearts program. Individuals, groups and companies paint ceramic hearts to help raise funds and awareness about the value of of arts and culture.
HOW IT WORKS:
Your group, organization or business paint ceramic hearts on behalf of Arts for Hearts. We ask for a $ 5.00 donation per heart to paint.
The hearts are painted and returned to Arts for Hearts for glazing and firing. The hearts are used in two ways to support our mission and programming.
Hearts are donated to organizations comforting those dealing with loss, illness and life's challenging moments.
Hearts can be purchased for a $ 10.00 donation at community events and participating local businesses.
Arts for Hearts is a program under the Arts and Heritage Development Council (AHDC) AHDC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization helping arts and heritage groups succeed, making Clarksville a better place to live, work and play
Contact: Arts for Hearts- 931-237-7647