Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids

  • NHS Students Helping The SHACK

    The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) has found support from the Newtown High School Creative Arts Council, which has provided artwork and volunteers following the center’s inception.

    According to SHACK, its mission is to provide a safe haven for the children of Sandy Hook and Newtown for them to heal, create, and explore various art forms.

  • Upcoming Events At The SHACK, April 6-20

    The Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) is an arts center working to bringing healing through the arts to the children of Sandy Hook and Newtown through art therapy, music therapy, pet therapy, and other creative mediums such as music, art, theater, dance, and more.

    The SHACK is at 100 Church Hill Road in Sandy Hook, in Suite 104 — the tan building that formerly housed the Life’s a Peach boutique.

  • Commemorating Dylan Hockley With His Favorite Color

    A large purple butterfly on the building’s front door greeted Newtown Bee employees on Friday, March 8, to honor Dylan Hockley, one of the student victims on 12/14, on what would have been his seventh birthday.

    Both HealingNewtown Arts Space and the Sandy Hook Arts Center for Kids (SHACK) held events to commemorate the day with crafts and Dylan’s favorite color, purple.

  • Pop-In Art Session

    Pop-In Art Session, 4-5:30 pm, The SHACK, 100 Church Hill Road (Suite 104), children invited to paint two canvases, one to take home and the other to auction during Visions of Tomorrow Show & Sale in April, art sessions each Monday and Friday in March and April; 203-304-9555, SandyHookArtsCenter.org.