Visual arts activities include drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts and photography to develop each child's capacity for self expression, and stimulate their imagination and creative senses.
Musical activities include experiences such as listening to music, playing an instrument, singing or dancing to have fun and encourage children to use their energy in a positive way.
Literature based activities include literacy poetry, reading and writing stories to improve literacy skills of the children while they fall in love with books, stories and poetry.
MatatArt intends to promote the access to arts for the children and their communities, and as a result will boost the cultural development and social participation in the underserved areas of Kampala
Participation in art-based activities has been linked to positive social outcomes, including overall engagement in school, increased community commitment and pro-social activities
Art of a child is an ugandan association of creative change makers promoting art and culture among vulnerable children to enhance the welfare of children through literacy, the arts and heritage education.
Hello everyone! You need to know what is going on here in Kampala! MatatArt is still running around town and children are loving it! MatatArt kids during the last three days of May, presented to their communities what they have learnt throughout the year. Presentations took place in three disadvantaged communities of Kampala: Kawuku-Bunga, Kanyogoga, and Salama. […]
Hello Everyone! We went silent but we are alive and kicking! Few things changed in our structure but everything it is still happening just the way we planned! Today I’m here to tell you a bit about the feelings I had when I finally participated to a MatatArt session. Being involved in the creation process […]
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