The Arts Community is a nonprofit organization founded in the summer of 1975 by professional artists and citizens interested in the arts. The organization is dedicated to making arts accessible to children and adults of the Hudson Valley and sponsors many performances, events, exhibits, and regularly scheduled classes for all ages.


Believing that the arts have the incredible power to uplift, enlighten and engage individuals all backgrounds and ages. The Arts Community works to make the arts accessible to children and adults of the Hudson Valley.  By introducing the arts to individuals at a young age and throughout their lifetime, The Arts Community strives to make the world a better, more positive place and ensure that all people can realize their fullest potential.

Why teach under the auspices of the Arts Community?


  • Insurance. The Arts Community can provide general liability insurance to cover classes and performances.
  • Location. The Arts Community has a database of available spaces in the area that may be suitable for your teaching needs.
  • Promotion. The Arts Community advertises classes and events in flyers and on the website.
  • Sponsors. The Arts Community sponsors groups and projects.


If you would like to submit a class proposal to The Arts Community, please complete the following information:


 Print or Download Teacher's Application Form  

The Arts Community

Board Members

Julia Robbins

Nicole Langlois
Vice President


Patricia Henneberger

Rachel Brown

Diane Fokas
Art Director

Johanna Thompson
Marketing Manager

Denise Summerford
Board Member

  • Marketing & PR
  • Classes & Workshops
  • Events & Exhibitions
  • Funding

Committees that we need volunteers for:

Open Positions

Social Media Intern

Social Media Intern responsibilities

  • Work with the Art Director to create and implement campaigns
  • Develop content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Monitor analytics with social media team to identify viable ideas
  • Create engaging blog and social media content
  • Assist in the general distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Provide support to our marketing team at live and online events


Social Media Intern skills

  • 2+ years’ experience in social media/marketing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Google+
  • Experience with social media analytics, including Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • Basic knowledge of Photos
  • Passion in Arts & Community
  • Detail Oriented
  • Self motivated and ability to take intitiative
  • Takes Deadlines Seriously 
  • Ability and willingness to learn


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