Our Mission

UTA has been providing an array of life enrichment programs to Staten Islanders for over 50 years – our mission is to "quicken the creative spirit in the individual and community and foster brotherly love." Since our inception, UTA has been a thriving force, fostering cultural and artistic development in the community.

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UTA works with seasoned professional artists to provide instruction in and exposure to, an eclectic blend of fine and performing arts, cultural, educational and social programs. Our FREE programs serve community members by providing hands-on, experiential and creative artistic outlets that uplift, enlighten, inspire and facilitate unique expanded learning and enrichment opportunities that only the arts can foster.

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