The mission of Brandon House is to
TRANSFORM LIVES THROUGH CREATIVE AND PERFORMING ARTS!
Organized in 2014, Brandon House Cultural & Performing Arts Center is a nonprofit organization that offers innovative culturally-relevant arts-based experiential learning experiences, leadership opportunities in various creative and performing arts, as well as creative career and technical education. The goals of Brandon House programs are to expose urban youth and young adults to cultural arts; provide opportunities for youth to explore their artistic skills in literary, digital, visual, media, and performing arts; prepare students for academic success and college readiness through arts-based learning opportunities, college tours, afterschool programs, and promote 21st century workforce competencies in creative arts related career pathways.
Brandon House's programs promote a variety of creative and performing arts activities through music, dance, stage performances, poetry slams, comedy, arts education, and commissioned art work which are accessible to diverse audiences. We believe our community is enhanced through the arts and encourage you to get involved. Check out our educational opportunities and upcoming events. Want to volunteer your talents? There’s an opportunity to match your skills. Learn more and get involved.
Creative Professionals Served
Through creative education programs, Brandon House exposes youth and young adults to cultural arts; provide opportunities for youth to explore their artistic skills in literary, digital, visual, media, and performing arts; prepare students for academic success and college readiness through arts-based learning opportunities, college tours, afterschool programs, and promote 21st century workforce competencies in creative arts related career pathways. Each program incorporates intentional learning activities that utilize self-expression, artistic exposure, shared experiences, creative solutions, and guided instruction to support the development of these 21st century workforce competencies. Check out our programs to expand your interests.
Brandon House is committed to supporting creative professionals on their journey to develop and advance their careers within the creative workforce. Brandon House offers business resources, promotional and marketing services, and programs that provide training and learning experiences uniquely designed for artists, musicians, and creative professionals that make up the creative economy in Arkansas. Through master classes, internships, workshop series, dedicated broadcastings, support groups, and other business services, Brandon House intends to serve as a hub for aspiring and seasoned creatives to receive the support and training necessary to sustain viability and advancement in their careers as a way to promote the creative economy.
Brandon House provides a gathering place where cultural activities illuminate, educate and entertain through affordable cultural opportunities that can enrich the quality of life of diverse audiences. Brandon House’s performing arts and cultural activities have an intentional focus on using the power of the arts to: promote neighborhood-based creative economy; 2) spur economic development and growth of the community; 3) contribute to arts-based community revitalization; 4) support positive youth development; and 5) build cultural equity in urban communities.
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