Artists First


7190 Manchester Road
Saint Louis, MO63143
United States
Organization Type: 
Arts Organization
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Artists First fosters growth in individuals through creative self-expression. Artists First’s programs promote arts, inclusion, education and wellbeing for adults with disabilities, youth with and without disabilities, and Veterans. Individuals are offered a platform to grow through creative self-expression socially, intellectually and emotionally. The Adult Open Studio provides individuals with and without disabilities with a studio stocked with professional supplies and technical facilitation by professional artists. Participants with and without disabilities in the integrated Youth Open Studio program create artistic pieces while exchanging cultural values and ideas. Lifeworks, supported employment program, provides professionally-minded artists with disabilities the opportunity to have careers in arts. Artists First for Veterans supports the development of positive self-identity, self-expression and community reintegration through the arts for current and former Armed Service members.

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