The Foundation was established by renowned photographer and Winchester resident Arthur Griffin to provide scholarships for young visual artists and grants to preserve and enhance the beauty of the Winchester Community. For seventy years, Arthur Griffin (1903–2001) strolled and studied the streets and paths of Winchester, his beloved adopted hometown. Here, the renowned photographer captured the spirit of New England in the brick, foliage, and sunsets of an iconic Massachusetts town.
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Ballet Arts Centre of Winchester was founded in 1990 with the goal of offering the Winchester area a unique, quality program of dance designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students of varying ages and levels. In the years since, the school has become an established and integral part of the community and is recognized as one of the area’s leading schools for quality dance training. In 1999 BAC performed its first "Nutcracker" ballet which continues still as a bi-annual performance, giving students of all ages the opportunity to audition and perform in a professional production.
Brio's mission is to use the arts as a mechanism for learning how to collaborate and integrate people with and without disabilities. We believe that all individuals can create and there are diverse perspectives and ways to express creativity and to learn. We want to transform lives, empower individuals with disabilities, help build inclusive communities, and change negative societal stereotypes towards individuals with disabilities by providing integrated and inclusive programs.
Chinese American Network of Winchester (CAN-Win) is a non-profit and non-partisan community organization for Chinese Americans in the Town of Winchester, MA. Founded in 2016, CAN-Win aims to preserve and promote Chinese culture and heritage, enhance neighborhood integration, strengthen engagement in community affairs, and advocate common interests in important social, cultural, and political issues. CAN-Win is led by its Executive Board.
Firebeat Ballroom Studios embraces excellence both in and out of the ballroom. As a team, we are deeply committed to collaboration, integrity and professionalism, and believe it is an honor to teach and guide our students throughout their dance journeys.
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The Griffin Museum of Photography is a nonprofit organization dedicated solely to the art of photography. Through our many exhibitions, programs and lectures, we strive to encourage a broader understanding and appreciation of the visual, emotional and social impact of photographic art.
The Winchester Jumelage Association administers the Twin City relationship of cultural exchange and friendship established in 1990 between Winchester and St-Germain-en-Laye, France, an historic suburb of Paris.
The Karen Bernard School of Dance offers classes in many dance disciplines so as to provide opportunity to develop both the pre-professional dancer as well as the recreational dancer. Our dance program emphasizes the importance of dance technique and terminology while building confidence, reaching goals and establishing self-esteem. We hope to develop a life-lasting love for dance in each of our students.
Kidstock! Creative Theater is dedicated to a unique approach in education through the performing arts for children of all ages and experience. For Kidstock!, every student is a star. Our classes, summer camp, birthday parties, and enrichment programs focus on the process and teamwork involved in bringing any story or idea to life onstage with the support and guidance of a professional staff and access to the highest level of resources in a creative and noncompetitive environment.