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New Urban Arts

  • 705 Westminster Street
  • Providence, RI 02903
  • 401- 751-4556

New Urban Arts is a nationally recognized community arts studio for high school students and emerging artists in Providence, Rhode Island. Our mission is to build a vital community that empowers young people as artists and leaders to develop a creative practice they can sustain throughout their lives.

Our free, year-round out-of-school programs promote sustained mentoring relationships between urban high school students and trained artist mentors — who, together, engage in youth leadership, risk taking, collaboration and self-directed learning. We are grounded in the belief that in order to fulfill the promise of our democracy, all young people, no matter their place in society, should have the opportunity to become more creative and independent thinkers.