SIGHTS & SOUNDS
A responsive painting experience curated by our own Romina Robinson. The beautiful concept of interconnected senses, or synesthesia, will be the focus of our upcoming free event "Sights & Sounds" at the Pete and Toshi Seeger Riverfront Park. The inimitable New MUSE 4tet will perform two consecutive sets, during which you may choose to paint collaboratively with other audience members on one of our large scale canvases, or select your favorite from a range of provided drawing materials to work independently. This is a FREE event, but please make reservations here--> https://sightsandsounds.brownpapertickets.com/
Compass Arts Creativity Project classes, ensembles, events and camps are created for the Beacon and surrounding communities for the purpose of building those communities. Our vision is a big one. As a creativity project, we believe that communities are stronger when problem solving skills are encouraged at every age level and that the best way to build problem solving skills is through creativity. Through creative arts exploration students are given opportunities to think, and to think for themselves--to feel empowered by coming up with a story plot twist or an ending to a play or to discover the joy of being able to improvise over a musical accompaniment. We believe that our best work involves encouraging contribution, whether it is a colorful swipe of a brush, a melody or an idea. The essence of what we hope to do at Compass Arts is this, that those sometimes large and sometimes small contributions allow students to evolve into something the world desperately needs--individuals with vision.