Project Category: Other
Number of Participants: Varies
Duration of Project: 3 hours
Service Opportunities: Open Studio Art Class, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm. Volunteers setup stations for the artist to create and clean-up when class is over.
Location: Open Studio, Trinity Center, 304 E. 7th Street, Austin, Texas 78701 MAP LINK
Art From The Street is a free and open studio in Austin, Texas that serves the homeless community. Art from the Streets was founded in 1991 to provide a safe and encouraging space for the positive spirit of artistic expression of those who need it most. For the past 25 years AFTS has been a place for creating amazing work while providing insight into the human beings who brought them to life.
Impact: Original pieces are sold here and at our annual Show & Sale with proceeds going to the artists. Get a beautiful work of art for your home or donate to the art studio to help give our artists the hope of a new beginning.
Volunteer Responsibilities: Volunteers help with studio setup, class facilitation and studio clean-up. Volunteers are also needed for the Annual Show and Sale, to assist with setup, hang artwork, cashier, support artist and deconstruct the show. The Annual Show and Sale is a two-day event in December.
Attire: Casual attire recommended