WOW Arts - YAI Arts Without Walls Day Habilitation

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Painting of Frida Kahlo completed by a member of WOW

Without Walls (WOW) is an art program that provides opportunities for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities* in New York City to channel their creativity and become working artists.

With the support of artist mentors, WOW artists create work based on their unique interests. WOW artists enhance their skills, develop their careers, and experience New York's art scene.

WOW offers:

  • workshops
  • one-on-one mentoring
  • art critiques
  • studio and museum visits
  • collaborative projects
  • opportunities to exhibit and sell art

WOW is open Monday - Friday, 10:30 am - 3 pm.

*Artists must submit a portfolio of work, be able to attend at least three days a week., travel independently, and be OPWDD eligible in order to join.

OPWDD eligibility is required to enroll in this service.



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For more information about applying for WOW Arts - YAI Arts Without Walls Day Habilitation, please call YAI LINK at 212.273.6182