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About VSA

About Us



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  • VSA Nevada’s mission focuses on providing arts opportunities for ALL Nevadans with quality arts education for children, youth, and adults.
  • VSA Nevada is a non-profit (501c3) organization established in 1986.  Our EIN is 94-3030518.
  • Annually, approximately 3,000 art workshops and camps for children and adults are conducted throughout the state in schools, hospitals, nursing homes, after-school programs, and additional locations.
  • VSA Nevada  owns and operates the historic Lake Mansion located near downtown Reno.  VSA Nevada is responsible for its thoughful preservation and year-round use as a cultural and  historic site.  The mansion houses VSA Nevada administrarive offices, the “Art Happens Here” studio and the ” Art Access Gallery“.  The adjacent Garden Pavilion is an enclosed temperature controlled space. Both the Lake Mansion and Garden Pavilion may be rented for your meeting or special event at very affordable rates.
  • VSA Nevada/Lake Mansion is a member of the Northern Nevada Chamber of Commerce, the Reno-Sparks Chamber of Commerce and the Riverwalk Merchant’s Association.
  • VSA Nevada depends on the support of the community at several levels including individuals, corporations, foundations, service organizations, and YOU!