There are so many ways to be a pART of the Jamestown Arts Center! Your contributions of time, expertise, and goods and services are important to the success of your community arts center!
Membership is an incredibly impactful way to show your support! Become a member today!
When you join the JAC you become pART of an organization that is dedicated to engaging, enriching and inspiring our community (and beyond) through extraordinary arts and educational experiences. Plus you get some cool benefits!
Memberships are tax deductible and good for one year.
*Become a JAC Affiliated Artist for inclusion in our online listing and blog. Fee is $25 per artist, in addition to the membership fee, and is good for one year. Affiliated Artists are listed on our website with a link to their website. This unique program for artists not only gives them the opportunity to be affiliated with a nationally recognized arts organization but also steers interested individuals and art patrons to their websites.
Alternatively, click here to download the printable membership form.
Volunteering is a fun and engaging way to get involved! The JAC is always looking for dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers for our programs and events. Volunteers serve on committees, teach and mentor, make our gardens grow and share their expertise with the community. Please call 401-560-0979 or download a volunteer form and bring it to the JAC (18 Valley St., Jamestown, RI 02835).
Mary Schachtel Wright is the founder and artistic director of the Jamestown Community Theatre (JCT), Mary has directed over 20 theatrical productions. In collaboration with the JAC, she has run theatre summer camps and she regularly holds acting classes at the JCT. Mary studied acting in NYC, where she grew up, and later had a small role on a soap opera before teaching school in NYC and RI. She continues to tutor students.
We are thrilled to work with and to have the chance to honor Mary by creating the Mary Schachtel Wright Programming Fund, the first named ongoing fund at the Jamestown Arts Center. This fund will allow the organization to expand its creative offerings, including performing arts, exhibitions, and classes. Donations to this fund can be made online (jamestownartcenter.org), by mail at P.O. Box 97, Jamestown, RI 02835.
With your support we can continue to impact the lives of children and their families by offering cutting edge and innovative educational programming both in our facility and in local schools. We can impact the cultural offerings of Rhode Island by continuing to host internationally renowned artists and performers and together we can continue to show the impact of art and design on the Rhode Island and New England economies.
Thanks to the support of friends like you JAC continues to serve as a dynamic hub of creativity and inspiration hosting 52 performing arts, musical and film events in the past year including: a design expo spotlighting the work of 20 local designers and firms; the Heifetz International Music Institute Residency and community concert; and Outside In, an exhibition featuring the work of nine nationally recognized self-taught artists.