BRATTLEBORO - The In-Sight Photography Project will hold its Family Open House on Friday, Sept. 5, from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Open House gives area youth and their families a chance to meet staff and instructors while learning about photography and upcoming classes.
Held at 45 Flat Street in downtown Brattleboro, the event features hands-on activities, such as the chance to create a photogram in In-Sight’s darkroom. Past student work will be available for review along with video presentations. Staff and current students will also demonstrate how to use cameras and other classroom equipment.
The In-Sight Photography Project teaches photography to youth in the tri-state area and beyond, regardless of their ability to pay. In-Sight offers students a creative voice and outlet, tools for self-awareness and self-worth, and the encouragement to become actively engaged in their communities. In-Sight is also the home of the Exposures Program, a cross-cultural exchange program that establishes the arts as a common language among youth from diverse communities. Exposures has brought together youth from southern Vermont and locations like New York City, Chicago, the Navajo Nation in Arizona, and the Lakota Nation of Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Since 1992, In-Sight has served over 2,500 youth.
In-Sight is a private non-profit supported by donations, grants, and fundraising, and its scholarship fund allows program access for any youth who wants to learn photography.