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What We Do

COA coordinates a wide variety of programs that support the mission of giving all EG students access to the arts. Students are given a chance to experience everything from theater, dance and music, to science, history, culture, and storytelling. Programs range from performances to hands on classes that help enrich a student's education and also their every day life.

Supported by a volunteer board, the COA Director researches, and plans carefully curated, diverse and age-appropriate artistic programs for each school within the district. The Director handles all negotiations with the teaching artists for the best possible block-booking rates, secures contracts and payment, and coordinates the artists’ scheduling and performance/presentation needs at each school.

Upcoming Programs


Keith Munslow at Summer's End Concert


Gregory May, Circus Artist


State Ballet of RI performance of Coppelia at the Park Theatre


Rhode Island Black Storytellers presents, Fundafest




Hampstead Stage Company performs the classic literary tale of Aladdin

COA's 40th Anniversary Celebration of the Arts (Sunday, March 8th at the Greenwich Odeum)


Salt Marsh Opera "Kids Love Opera" residency and field trip

Odaiko New England performs "Thunder Drumming" 


Newport Jazz Assembly 

88th Army Band 

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