ERIC Number: ED408801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Very Special Arts Program Prospectus, 1997.
Frueh, Eileen R., Ed.; And Others
Designed to provide information about arts opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities, this publication describes Very Special Arts (VSA) program activities in the United States that are planned for the period of October 1, 1996, through September 30, 1997. The prospectus begins with an overview of the different types of VSA programs, including: the Arts for Children in Hospitals, VSA festivals, the Legacy Program, mentoring grants, the Very Special Arts Native American Initiative, the New Visions Dance Project, the Playwright Discovery Program, Start with the Arts, State Program Grants, VA/Very Special Arts Programs that provide art experiences to veterans at VA medical centers, VSA/IFF Career Development Festivals, Yamagata International Visual Arts Institute, Young Soloists Program, and the Very Special Arts Gallery. Following the overview, the VSA activities occurring in each state are reviewed. States are listed alphabetically with information provided on the address and telephone number of the director in each state, along with activity descriptions. A cross-referenced index of programs is also provided. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, American Indians, Art, Art Activities, Art Appreciation, Art Education, Art Therapy, Arts Centers, Children, Dance, Disabilities, Drama, Program Descriptions, Singing, State Programs, Veterans
Very Special Arts, 1300 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036; toll-free telephone: 800-933-8721; fax: 202-737-0645.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Very Special Arts, Washington, DC.