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Library Hours

Monday 9am - 7pm

Tuesday 9am - 7pm

Wednesday 9am - 7pm

Thursday 9am - 7pm

Friday 10am - 5pm

Saturday 10am - 2pm

 
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RYAN ARTS CLASS INFORMATION


UPCOMING EVENTS

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2019 African-American Celebration of the Arts

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Opening Reception: Friday, March 29 at Ryan Arts

Artist Quaishawn Whitlock will present "Black is Not Our Color, It's Our Core" at the Ryan Arts Center art gallery March 22 - April 17.

Our African-American Celebration of the Arts continues with Quaishawn Whitlock's "Black Is Not Our Color, It Is Our Core," a visual art show at the Ryan Arts Center gallery. Although Quaishawn's artwork will be installed Friday, March 22, the opening celebration and community forum will be held on Friday, March 29 at 6 pm.  Quaishawn, FOR’s resident screen printer and instructor; his works are skillful, thought provoking, and a vivid celebration of black American identity. Using historical figures and cultural touchstones, Quaishawn's work will surely catalyze great conversation and meaningful reflection.

Our African-American Celebration of the Arts continues with Quaishawn Whitlock's "Black Is Not Our Color, It Is Our Core," a visual art show at the Ryan Arts Center gallery. Although Quaishawn's artwork will be installed Friday, March 22, the opening celebration and community forum will be held on Friday, March 29 at 6 pm.

Quaishawn, FOR’s resident screen printer and instructor; his works are skillful, thought provoking, and a vivid celebration of black American identity. Using historical figures and cultural touchstones, Quaishawn's work will surely catalyze great conversation and meaningful reflection.

2019 African-American Celebration of the Arts is made possible by a generous donation from:

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2019 AACOA in the News


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OUR SPACE

420 Chartiers is home to Focus On Renewal Administrative Offices, Ryan Arts, and Sto-Rox Public Library. This facility is equipped with a performance space/theater, art gallery, public computers, art studios, commercial kitchen, digital labs, and a cafe. We are also home to Gemini Children’s Theater. Contact us for more information about events and rental space.


TEEN PROGRAMS

RYAN ARTS CENTER PROGRAMS

TEEN PROGRAMS

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Studio StoRox Studio is an after school open studio where TEENS can come to learn about art practice, work alongside a practicing artist/mentor, learn new technologies in the arts field, or just have a safe quiet space to work on homework and independent projects. The open studios will steer students towards career goals and embrace craft whether its in the visual arts, performance,  or a practical skill. 

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DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAMS

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We offer FREE Teen & Adut  Coding Clubs as well as digital literacy workshops.  Teens are welcome to stop in and participate in our afterschool coding program. All levels welcome

WHAT WILL YOU DO? 

  • Java Script

  • HTML

  • APP & Game Design

  • Build your own website

contact jgray@forstorox.org for more info

 


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RyanArts is the new home of Gemini Children's Theater. Gemini offers unique theater workshops, classes and camps for children. They also have an improv troupe for adults known as the Amish Monkeys. Performances are held in our very own Baverso Theater, which features seating for 100+ audience members including wheelchair accessible spaces. You can find out more about Gemini and all of their programs by visiting their website.

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