The River Performing and Visual Arts Center - Serving Individuals with Disabilities
Now Enrolling Spring 2015 Youth & Young Adult Programs!
Learn more about the River Performance Troupe!
The River, a program of TUTS Education, provides accessible, affordable fine arts education for individuals who have disabilities. Siblings are welcome to join programs for children ages 4-19.
Financial aid is available.
1475 West Gray, Houston, TX, 77019
The River Volunteer Opportunities
Saturday Mornings Ages 4-19 *
Weekly one-hour classes, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM during the school year.
Summer Camps (six weeks) Ages 4-19 *
One-week summer camp sessions, Monday through Friday from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM.
Classes in the Community
Hospitals, schools and social service organizations receive classes in fine arts.
One Day Musical Theatre Workshops *
Ages 7-19- Held each semester at our Bagby offices.
Ages 18-35- Held Monthly at The River.
The River Performance Troupe
Students learn song and dance routines and perform at community events.
Feel a sense of accomplishment through helping others; services or credit hours are avaiable.
* A nurse is on staff for these River programs.
The History of The River Performing and Visual Arts Center
The River Testimonials and News Coverage
The River Performing and Visual Arts Center is partially funded by:
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Enrico and Sandra diPortanova Charitable Foundation
Ernst & Young
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
The Hamill Foundation
Haynes and Boone, LL P
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™
The MacDonald-Peterson Foundation
The Medallion Foundation
National Charity League
Robert Schwan-Anne Kriescher Foundation
Shell Oil Company
Spindletop Charities, Inc.
Texas Commission on the Arts