Connecticut
Profile Type: Cultural Nonprofit
Cultural Nonprofit
Venue
Expressiones

Expressiones Cultural Center Inc. was founded in 2001 by Guido Garaycochea, an artist born and educated in Peru, and Jose Garaycochea-Ulloa, a civil engineer who was also educated as an arts administrator in his native country of Chile.   Expressiones had been in existence as a for-profit art gallery from 2001 until 2009.  Expressiones then applied for and, effective September 10, 2009, was granted status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Cultural Center is located in downtown New London, Connecticut, where it features space for an art gallery, a working artist’s studio, and space for both children and adult classes.  Since its establishment, Expressiones has offered a wide variety of bilingual programs (almost all of which are free to the community):  children’s art classes, exhibitions, lectures, workshops, language classes for all levels (Spanish and English as a Second Language), poetry & play readings, film festivals and the artist-in-residence exchange program. These programs are intended to bring better understanding and appreciation between the Latino and non-Latino Cultures.  Its community outreach work has reflected and carried out its mission of serving the less-privileged population of Southeastern CT, including Spanish speaking children and low-income families.

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Contact Information

First Name: 
Jose
Job Title/Position: 
Executive Director
Mailing Address: 
84 Bank St.
New London, CT 06320
Physical Address: 
84 Bank St.
New London, CT 06320
Last Name: 
Garaycochea
Phone: 
8605019278

About

Profile Type: 
Cultural Nonprofit
Primary Discipline: 
Visual/Crafts - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Dance - General
Design - General
Humanities - General
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Literature - Poetry
Media - Film
Music - General
Year Founded: 
2009
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Incarcerated (or Formerly Incarcerated) Individuals
LGBTQ Populations
Native American Tribes
School Groups
Teens
Veteran/Active Duty Military Personnel
Youth-At-Risk
Languages Available: 
Chinese
Spanish
Institution/Business Type: 
Arts Centers
Activities and Services: 
Art Sales
Artist Market
Artist Representation / Artist Management
Arts in Healthcare
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Community Arts
Creation of a Work of Art (Including Commissions)
Exhibitions
Public Art Projects (In Free, Public Spaces)
Residency - Community
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
State

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Afterschool Program
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Communications
Arts Integration - English as a Second Language
Arts Integration - Foreign Languages
Dance
Literature
Media
Music
Theater
Visual/Crafts
Ages Served: 
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Certifications / Training: 
Professional Artists
Fee Range Minimum: 
$1
Fee Range Maximum: 
$120

Venue Available for Rent/Use

Venue Name: 
Expressiones
Venue Type: 
Gallery / Museum
Venue Address: 
84 Bank Street
New London, CT 06320
Venue Phone: 
(860) 501 9278
Seasons Available: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Venue Features: 
Exhibition walls
Light system / track lighting
Movie screen/projection capabilities
WiFi
Venue Capacity: 
80
Venue Fee Range Minimum: 
$50
Venue Fee Range Maximum: 
$500
Venue Accessibility: 
Access accommodations for people who are blind, partially sighted, and have low vision
Facility is physically accessible (such as parking, entrances, accessible restrooms, seating, backstage)