NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the first ever virtual Arts Week! Nowell Leadership Academy students chose between Photography and Music Production/Songwriting crews to spend their week in. Media Arts Coordinator AM Andrade shared some of his students’ work from home. He acknowledged the challenges of creating the magic of Arts Week remotely, but had a great response…

Winter 2020 Showcase

EDIT 3/17/20: This event is postponed, reschedule TBD. Youth members from our Downtown Studio and Nowell Academy will be coming together to share work they’ve created this session. Work in dance, music, visuals, apparel, and media will all have work to display and perform. Friends, family, and the public are welcome! Pizza will be served….

NLA Crew Blog: Arts Week

We definitely wrapped up one of the best Arts Weeks today with Nowell Leadership Academy bringing their talents, skills and a lot of hard work over the course of the week. NLA Apprentices (pictured above) did their work hours at the Downtown studio, coming in each morning to work on their art assignments. Students worked…

21st Century Community Learning Centers: Expanded partnerships at RITS & NLA

Here is the press release from AS220 about some exciting news about our expanded partnerships: AS220 is excited to announce that AS220 Youth, our youth arts program, will be expanding the educational opportunities that it offers at two campuses beyond downtown Providence. As one of 16 recipients chosen by the Rhode Island Department of Education to…

Digital Media Blog: NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the final Arts Week of the school year for Nowell Leadership Academy. Students from both campuses came together AS220 Youth to earn their last art credit. There was impressive work from all crews at the showcase. Photographers worked with teaching artist Ant Andrade with help from Allam Mella, Olivia Watson, and Efrel…

Nowell Leadership Academy Arts Week

NLA Arts week happened last week with a new twist: around 80 NLA students from both Capital (Providence) and Central (Central Falls) campuses spent the entire week at AS220 Youth and Industries. Students had the studio to themselves and it was an exciting week of art making, performances and learning. The week was capped off…