The Engagement office of Mesa Arts Center invites YOU to experience an inspiring year filled with dynamic arts experiences for people of all ages. Working with you, Mesa Arts Center cultivates vibrant initiatives that foster a community that comes together to celebrate and share experiences in arts and culture.


NEW in 2018: Mesa Arts Center announced its newest Engagement program, Arts in Service, which will offer free arts classes for veterans and active duty military personnel, thanks to a generous grant from Boeing. Learn more here




By supporting engagement in the arts as a critical component to a healthy and active community, life-long learners have access to unique and high-quality arts experiences. Students engage in meaningful learning opportunities in creating art, experiencing live performances and developing skills critical to a 21st-Century education. Community members participate in relevant and accessible arts initiatives.





 Last season Mesa Arts Center captivated the imaginations of over 45,000 students throughout the Valley from over 215 schools. 110 Teaching Artists have continuously supported the creation of culturally diverse programs which enabled Mesa Arts Center to engage with over 61,000 lifelong learners


PROJECT LIT has ignited 8,600 students’ critical literacies through the arts. Over 2,500 adults 55 plus are now expressing themselves through the Creative Aging Program. ENGAGEMENT provides over 550 events that create a community that comes together to celebrate and share experiences in arts and culture. 




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Mesa Arts Center continues to expand its engagement into the community; we want to hear your ideas for projects and partnerships!

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