River Arts Alliance
What is Create?
"Create" is a community organization creating opportunities for expression, enjoyment and appreciation of the arts and
humanities through individual and community
participation. Our vision is to create a dynamic community in which the energy of the
arts promotes a quality of life rich in color, texture and depth. "Create" is run by volunteers with an enthusiam and passion for the Arts. Each of these volunteers have dedicated a part of their life to serving children, families and artists in our community. "Create" has classes and events for all ages, but childrens' education is the heart of "Create."
At "Create" we encourage individual and community development in every form of the arts. If your passion is painting, drawing, sewing, dancing, photography, singing, acting, weaving, or any other "art," you will find a place for you at "Create." It doesn't matter if you are an aspiring, novice, beginner, intermediate, advanced, or professional artist, "Create" encourages every level to participate and develop the inner artist found in all of us.
THE ART OF BEING AN ARTIST
• To recognize that we never stop
learning, whoever we are, whatever we do.
• To do the best our current
ability allows, at whatever level, without regret or self-pity.
recognize that we all begin at the same beginning and that where we go and what
we do from there is our own responsibility.
• To applaud the achievements of
every fellow artist, regardless of whether he or she is a beginning,
intermediate, advanced or professional artist.
• To understand that learning
and progress come from doing—painting, drawing,dancing, studying—and that we get from it
what we put into it. There’s no shortcut to experience.
• To realize that
each one of us shares different gifts, from the same Giver, and that we are
companions in the same struggle, the same dream.
• To paint, draw, dance or create
from the heart, rather than from the ego; the true artist is the creator within
Short, sweet and to the point! We’ve placed this on our front page so we can be reminded every now and then of some of the important ideas
we might forget. We hope this finds a prominent place on your own
bulletin board or notebook. In the long run, we think these basic rules make us all
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS: "Create" Needs YOU!
It’s a labor of love to make and maintain a community center for the
arts. Have you ever wondered who takes care of "CREATE?" No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. There is a need for everyone to help out. Whether it’s
cookie-baking, maintaining the bulletin board, cleaning, weed-pulling, lawn mowing, or
sink-scrubbing—it’s all done by volunteers. If you have even a half hour a week
to spare, that helps in the overall picture of maintaining "CREATE." Our community, will benefit from your contribution. To volunteer, stop by the office Mon,
Wed or Fri, from 1-5 P.M. or call 447-9277.
The board meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month with the third Wed being open to the public.
The time is 1 PM to 3PM. Please call ahead if you wish to be on the agenda. (509)
900 West 4th Street Newport, Washington 99156
CREATE is a nonprofit 501 (c) 3
organization with a mission to create
opportunities for expression, enjoyment and appreciation of the arts and
humanities through individual and community participation.
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