"Through the Arts,
We quicken the creative spirit in the individual and community and foster brotherly love.”


UTA works with seasoned professional artists to provide instruction in and exposure to, an eclectic blend of fine and performing arts, cultural, educational and social programs.  Our FREE programs serve community members by providing hands-on, experiential and creative artistic outlets that uplift, enlighten, inspire and facilitate unique expanded learning and enrichment opportunities that only the arts can foster.


ENVIRONMENTAL ART: This class is a fun, interactive and hands-on series that puts an artistic spin on environmental preservation.

SEWING WORKSHOP: Students learn the basics in hand stitching and machine sewing, reading patterns, and design and construction of a garment.

ART WORKSHOP: Students learn basics in painting, drawing and sculpture.

MUSIC WORKSHOP: Participants learn the basic elements of Jazz music and develop their improvisational skills, which will culminate in performance.

VOCAL WORKSHOP: Participants learn breathing and vocal exercises, the basic elements of Jazz vocal music and develop their improvisational skills, which will culminate in performance.

JAZZ FOR TEENS: This series consists of field trips to Jazz related venues and events, alternating with discussions "Let's Talk about Jazz" of previous weeks' activity.

For class schedule information and to register, please contact UTA at (718) 273-5610 or email us at info@utasi.org.

UTA’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council. Additional support has been provided by Con Edison.