We have suspended all upcoming Open Houses until further notice. Please call 905-328-9277 or email thewillowcommunity@gmail.com to register. Spots are limited.

INTERESTED IN JOINING AS A MEMBER ARTIST?

Memberships grant access to programs & services provided through Willow Arts Community and are FREE to artists (18+) who are:
currently receiving support from any mental health or addiction service
OR
exploring their wellness & recovery in alternative community settings

Come to Rodman Hall Art Centre to learn more at one of our upcoming Open House sessions.

No appointment required, first come first served. Friends and supporters are welcome to attend. Registered Emotional Support Animal, Therapy Dog & Service Dog are also welcome.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How much do classes, workshops, & seminars cost?

All provided free to registered Member Artists.

Do I have to be an experienced (or good) artist to join?

No. There are programs & services for all levels of experience (aspiring, emerging & established Member Artists).

How do I join?

Click here for information on how to join.

Do you supply materials?

Materials for classes, workshops, & seminars are provided unless otherwise specified. Member artists are encouraged to bring their own supplies & materials to the Open Studio (some supplies are provided)

Do I need a referral from a doctor or social worker to join?

No.

Is there a waiting list?

No. Open Houses are hosted once a month during each season.

What are your hours of operation?

Our programs & services happen within our 3 program seasons Fall (September-November), Winter (January- March), & Spring (April- June).
Special events & programs sometimes run in December and throughout the summer (July-August).
Class times change season to season & are based on the availability of our program partners, instructors, feedback from our Member Artists & staff. Classes typically run during the afternoon and evenings Monday – Friday.
Click here to download the most recent Program Guide

Do you provide art therapy?

No, Willow Arts Community is an arts & mental health organization that celebrates the therapeutic value of artistic creation & expression, peer support, social inclusion, & stigma reduction. All programs are taught by local professional artists, many living with mental illness/substance use. All programs are located within local arts organizations like Rodman Hall Art Centre, Suitcase in Point Theatre Company, Niagara Artists Centre, & Mahtay Cafe and Lounge.