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AOP’s Arts Enrichment After School Program is taking off at the end of August!


Looking for arts and cultural close to home for your kids this fall? Art Beat shared information from the about arts and cultural programming offered in Beaufort County is an opportunity to learn about arts activities.

The Arts of the Pamlico is launching BRAVO! an arts enrichment program for varied ages at the Historic Turnage Theatre. For youth, BRAVO! Is a new arts opportunity for kids ages 6 – 15 years, after school, Monday – Friday.

Beginning in late August, registered youth can take part in a host of art activities – from making movies to splatter painting to theatre design and acting.

It’s going to be a ton of fun for kids and grow their skills as emerging artists!

Classes will be taught by a variety of artists, led by AOP’s staff. 1, 3 and 5-day options available.

The times are 3 – 6 PM. The place is the Historic Turnage Theatre & outdoor art activities throughout downtown Washington.

Fees match the school system at $50/child, $85/2 children with $2/week discount for AOP Family members. There are a limited number of1 Day/Week Scholarships available as well. Payments may be made monthly semi-annually or annually.

Transportation to the theatre from in-city schools transport is available through the Beaufort County School system’s bus coordinator. Simply call the Assistant Principal to ask for a bus stop at the front door of the Turnage Theatre. AOP is also working on alternative transport for a small fee with area partners from the Washington Montessori School, Bath Elementary & Chocowinity Primary. Stay tuned and contact us for more information.

Don’t miss this opportunity! Limited spaces available.  Want to join in the fun? Stop by the theatre for a registration packet – first come, first served. Or email Crystal for more information and forms. 

AOP’s Historic Turnage Theatre is located at 150 West Main St. Washington, NC 27889. To learn more about this event or future events, please visit AOP’s website at

Written by Debra Torrence, Executive Director. 

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