Vibe exists because arts are missing from the daily educational system.

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We believe art and music are best taught by building relationships.

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Why Portland Needs Vibe

Vibe exists because arts education is missing in today’s daily educational system ~ especially for students without the means to make it happen outside of the school day. Vibe connects local teaching artists who are passionate about bringing their love of music and visual arts to the students they work with.

Celebrating Artistic Integrity

Vibe’s teaching artists incorporate art history throughout all the projects students are working on. Whether its our Pint-Size Picasso classes learning about Georgia O’Keeffe while looking at flowers and painting, our elementary classes are doing self-portraits while studying Chuck Close or our middle school classes learning about Calder while creating sculptures- we incorporate the history of art into every aspect of our classes.

Embracing Mentors

Vibe of Portland believes art and music are best taught by building relationships between mentors, teachers, directors and students. Our aim is to build long-term invested relationships with the students, schools and communities where our programs are implemented.

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My hands smell like fresh trees and my shoulders are a little tired – which should be a given after we moved a whole truck load of trees onto the Vibe Studio lot today! We are getting everything ready for a full Holiday Season and are looking forward to celebrating it with you – our community! Vibe’s mission of empowering people through art and music and inspiring leaders in our community is all about connecting and celebrating with one another; … read more

Southeast Community Tree Lighting at the Vibe Studio kaleidoscope  //  celebrating community where art, music, and culture intersect Join us this holiday season as we kick off with an inclusive holiday event at the Vibe Studio on November 30th from 5 – 9 p.m. Vibe is building community and connection through special events at the studio from Thanksgiving through the New Year. There will be a community tree lighting, artisan fair night market, food cart, & collaborative community art project. … read more