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The mission of VSA Florida is to provide, support and champion arts education and cultural experiences for and by people with disabilities. Our vision is to create a world in which the arts are universally accessible.  We do this by:

  • Conducting art education programs in schools, Department of Juvenile Justice facilities, and community centers
  • Promoting the accomplishments of artists with disabilities through our artist registry, exhibitions, and performances
  • Increasing access to the arts through professional development workshops

VSA Florida is a member of the VSA Affiliate Network (a program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.) and is headquartered at the David C. Anchin Center in the College of Education at the University of South Florida.

Save the Dates! October 14-26, 2016

With nearly two weeks of statewide events featuring internationally renowned dancers with disabilities, “A New Definition of Dance” strives to break down negative stereotypes of people with disabilities, introduce students and veterans with disabilities to a new method of communication and self-expression, encourage dance majors to explore dance forms through varying types of bodies and abilities, and provide career development and professional opportunities for artists with disabilities.

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