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Students enjoy a performance by Black Violin made possible by funds from Arts Within Reach.

East Lansing High School students attend a performance of Hamilton thanks to Arts Within Reach.

Arts Within Reach

Change a Life.

Arts are at the center of the human experience, and, equally, their purpose expresses what is means to be alive. Art is created for and by people, and that’s why we believe there should be no barriers: social, economic, or physical. Your gift to Arts Within Reach will ensure that every person can experience the power of live performances.

Seats 4 Kids, our predecessor program, provided access to the arts and education programs for economically challenged children and their families. It has been such a successful program that we are now expanding the program to other audiences that face barriers to the arts.

Contributions to Arts Within Reach will:

  • Cover the cost of all K-12 students attending school day performances 
  • Allow for reduced ticket prices to develop new audiences 
  • Welcome economically challenged children and families to Wharton Center
  • Support families attending Sensory-Friendly Performances 
  • Build awareness of Wharton Center’s accessibility services 

Arts Within Reach encompasses all the aspects of Seats 4 Kids while expanding access to the arts. The impact of your gift remains the same: make the arts accessible to all.