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Welcome to VSA Texas

It's My Story

It’s My Story
Classes for young adults with disabilities ages 16-22. Learn how to tell your story through digital media!

Spring and Summer 2017
FEE: $35 per class Each class will be held at VSA Texas Room 101, 3710 Cedar St, Austin, TX 78705

Saturdays, May 13, 20, 27
1- 4 pm
Storytelling through Stop Motion Animation w/ Johnny Villarreal

Learn the basics of the classic animation style of stop motion animation and create 2-5 minute digital stories.

Johnny Villarreal is a collaborator, visual artist, technologist, designer, and educator. His multimedia background combined with his vast community art education experience has enabled him to creatively empower people of various interest and abilities. Johnny is happiest when those around him are doing what they do best.

Register Now! Space is limited. Contact Lynn Johnson or call 512-454-9912 for more information.

Click here for complete spring & summer classes.

Mary Kraemer

Mobile Art presents “Horticulture Art”

Nature based classes with instructor Mary Kraemer: combining growing gardening materials with creative activities by using plants for art materials. A healthy therapeutic set of classes that gets you in contact with nature. April 23 through July 16, 2017. $10 per class or $90 when you register for all 10. Sundays, 1-3PM at the AGE Bldg. VSA Texas classroom 101, Entrance at 3707 Home Lane. Must be 18+. Click here to see complete schedule. To register contact Lynn Johnson or call 512-454-9912.

Open Mic Nap

Next Open Mic

Saturday, May 20, 2017
7:00-8:30 pm
Malvern Books
613 W. 29th Street
Austin, TX 78705

Join VSA Texas and Pen2Paper at our monthly inclusive and acoustic open mic at Malvern Books.

For more information email April Sullivan or call 512-454-9912.

Body Shift is a mixed ability dance project

Everyone moves in unique and different ways. Body Shift offers dance classes for anyone to explore movement and the body, and creates a welcoming environment that empowers everyone to fully embrace dancing. Every Body can find enjoyment in contemporary dancing. Come experience an Elements class and learn how you, too, can move creatively in a group or by yourself. We have been doing this for over 10 years, and we are just getting started! Thank You Impact Austin for your support. Visit for more information.

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