"In Full Bloom"

Digital Photography & Art classes at

Elmcor Senior Center (East Elmhurst, Qns)


Allen A.M.E. Neighborhood Senior Center (St. Albans, Qns)

With the support of NYC Department of Cultural Affairs and NYC Councilmembers Francisco Moya and I. Daneek Miller we brought SU-CASA programming to seniors in the Elmhurst/Corona/Jackson Heights/St. Albans/Jamaica area Spring 2019.  Each week pARTicipants engaged in digital photography and (non-toxic) acrylic painting instruction. From day one our "students" put their creative muscles to good work, producing amazing works of arts, and learning how to capture the amazing people and world around them.  Art is ageless! (Video of Allen Senior Center’s Community Art Expo below).

For more information about the program, click here.  For more pictures and videos click the Gallery button below.

Our Mission

The Arts at Henson-Parks, Inc. believes your view of the world in which you live helps  determine the steps you take forward and the type of footprint you leave behind. 

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Our Programs

Our programs use of art and technology strives to captivate inquisitive young minds, and in turn become their captive audience. 


Our Staff

Amazing talents across the City (and globe), together creating great success! Lace up...

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The Pupil Project

2018-19 School Year

 This past school year we continued giving children grades 3-12 the opportunity to see their world through a captive lens.  So much so, our AFTER-SCHOOL became IN-SCHOOL Curriculum (1st period!) in Queens middle school PS200Q The Magnet School for Global Studies and Leadership.

Elsewhere in NYC, we're always taking shots and making movies! The Pupil Project 2.0 remains in full STEAM, building cameras and using them to capture moments and movements in our communities.

Click on the logo {bottom right} to learn more about our program and inquire about becoming a part of the #RedCameraCrew! 

Click on the photo grid below to enter our virtual Gallery and see the kids' amazing photos and videos. 

#ThePupilProject     #RedCameraCrew      #pARTicipate

Full steam ahead - building cameras at PS36Q The St. Albans School

Full steam ahead - building cameras at PS36Q The St. Albans School

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The Arts at  Henson-Parks, Inc.

provides artistic outlets to replace obstacles with opportunities to succeed! #TAHPRoots

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The Arts at Henson-Parks, Inc. uses traditional, cultural, and experimental artistic mediums, as well as current digital technologies as the foundation of our programs. This results in visual arts that inspire self- and social awareness. 

The ability to offer quality arts programming to our community, for little or no money, can sometimes feel like a tall order!  That is why we rely on the support of the community, corporate sponsors, and our Partners In Art to help us maintain excellence in our educational and artistic initiatives. Your support, in time, supplies, or finance,  continues these endeavors and empowers our mission.

Your donation is 100% tax-deductible.


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