Membership is FREE to artists (18+) currently receiving support from any mental health or addiction service

OR

artists (18+) who are exploring their wellness/recovery in alternative community settings.

Memberships grant Member Artists access to programs & services provided through Willow Arts Community & never expire.

Interested in joining as a Member Artist?

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


Tues. Sept. 17th

Open House
10 AM- 3 PM
Tours of Rodman Hall Art Centre
11 AM & 2 PM

Tues. Oct. 15th

Open House
10 AM- 3 PM
Tours of Rodman Hall Art Centre
11 AM & 2 PM

Tues. Nov. 19th

Open House
10 AM- 3 PM
Tours of Rodman Hall Art Centre
11 AM & 2 PM
Location: Rodman Hall Art Centre, 109 St Paul Crescent, St. Catharines
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/social worker or prove my eligibility?

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, and Mahtay Cafe and Lounge.