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"My students and I had so much fun learning a dance with Sankofa Danzafro! It has inspired me to find Hispanic dance tutorials to occasionally share with my class. I am constantly searching for cultural materials and experiences to share with the students, and to connect Hispanic culture to the real world outside of class, so this dance class was absolutely fantastic."

-Sydney Altizer, teacher, Pulaski County Middle School

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Please reach out with questions about teaching, learning, and engaging with our programs.

 

Exhibitions
Meggin Hicklin
Exhibitions Program Manager
megh79@vt.edu
540-231-0840

 

Performances and Engagement
Jon Catherwood-Ginn
Associate Director of Programming
rjginn@vt.edu
540-231-0872

 

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Arts experiences are a critical part of a child’s education, cultivating empathy, expanding world views, creating human connections, and enhancing creative problem-solving skills. We present special opportunities, such as school-day matinee performances from professional touring artists and gallery tours, that spark interest in the arts and the creative process for public, private, and home-schooled students of all ages and backgrounds. Since we opened in 2013, more than 23,000 children have enjoyed these kinds of opportunities at absolutely no cost to the schools or the students. 

School-Day Matinees

Check out the upcoming opportunities for free school-day matinees at the Moss Arts Center this fall.

Learning Resources

The learning doesn't end when our visiting artists leave town! If you're looking for opportunities to keep the fun going, try this shadow puppet workshop from our friends at Manual Cinema.