RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTER + YOU

RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTER + YOU

RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTER + YOU

RIVERSIDE ARTS CENTER + YOU

Connections at the Center

Creativity at the Center

YOU at the Center

 

What happens at the center of something? Paths cross. A point of connection occurs. The center is always the very heart of an entity—the beating pulse that enlivens everything around it.

What happens at our Center—the Riverside Arts Center—is a range of creative experiences that nurture and support the Ypsilanti community and surrounding areas.

At Riverside Arts Center, we commit to do all we can to create constructive art spaces where justice and peace can flourish.  

The protests around the country following the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery and the countless numbers of Black lives lost as a result of systemic, institutionalized racism; the suffering due to COVID disproportionately affecting our community in Ypsilanti, all shake us and affect us personally and collectively.  

We will continue to offer our space to the community, once we can safely open our doors. Until then, we will work to position ourselves to emerge and re-engage from a position of strength and compassion.

We can be reached at info@riversidearts.org

We see you. We hear you. We stand with you. 

Still time to apply to the Artist Residency!

It's not too late to apply for the residency in the second floor dance studio. Light filled space with wood floors, 2 walls of mirrors, a wall of windows that look out over downtown Ypsi, a bathroom, and a separate foyer. All clean media welcome!  Apply here.

March 23 COVID 19 Update

To our patrons and community, As of Tuesday, March 24 at 12:01 am, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a stay-at-home order for the state of Michigan through at least April 13. All Michigan businesses and operations are ordered to temporarily suspend in-person...

INNOVATIVE EXHIBITIONS

Our monthly exhibitions that connect and inspire the community are currently on hold due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We feature artists from across the region and hope to return in 2022!

CREATIVE EXPERIENCES FOR ALL

Riverside Arts Center is a hub of creative activity with something for everybody. See a play or performance. Take a class or join us at RAC Creativity Lab!

SPACE TO WORK IN

We offer affordable creative space for you to teach, perform, or create at Riverside Arts Center. Rent our artists studios, theater that seats 140, a light-filled dance studio, and more. Rentals will start up again in September 2021. 

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