Painting Activity for Toddlers!

Painting Activity for Toddlers!

It’s not always easy to find inexpensive, fun, creative, AGE-APPROPRIATE art activities for toddlers.  Feedback from the older toddlers and preschoolers tells us that most get bored with “handprint” projects (like making a turkey out of the child’s handprint–great to try once, but not much creativity involved here, and kids are HUNGRY for creative pursuits!) […]

Towns Support Arts Bus Through Appropriations!

Towns Support Arts Bus Through Appropriations!

Arts Bus wishes to thank all the people who voted YES! to allocate town appropriations for Arts Bus stops in their communities for the upcoming year!  The following towns were approached to provide appropriation monies, and every town voted to do so!:  Barnard, Braintree, Brookfield, Chelsea, Northfield, Randolph, Roxbury, Tunbridge and Williamstown.  THANKS!!!  And, see […]

Arts Bus Design Contest

Arts Bus Design Contest

March 4, 2016 is the deadline for your child (age 4 to 12) to submit their artwork for the Arts Bus Design Contest.  The theme is “My Adventures on the Arts Bus”. Entry forms are available this week at schools and libraries in Barnard, Bethel, Braintree, Brookfield, Chelsea, Northfield, Randolph, Rochester, Roxbury, South Royalton, Stockbridge, […]

Arts Bus Hires New Development Director

Arts Bus Hires New Development Director

Arts Bus is the proud recipient of a two-year grant from the Canaday Foundation, totaling $74,750!  This grant supports our new full-time position:  Arts Bus Development Director!  Local art teacher and fundraiser Heather DeLeone was hired to fill the position and she is working hard to establish fundraising partnerships with other area non-profits, as well […]

Kids artwork

Kids artwork

Check out the slideshow of past artwork made by kids at our programs.  Be sure to check back frequently for new additions.  And please send any ideas or suggestions for future projects.

Artwork from our book

Artwork from our book

 Check out the artwork from our book, Children, Trauma, & the Arts In 2013, in partnership with the Vermont Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and with support from the national AAP, The Arts Bus Project has published a book on children, trauma and the arts and has been distributed to pediatricians, family practitioners, psychiatrists, psychologists, educators, […]