FREEHOLD, NJ – The Arc of Monmouth will be hosting free art classes for visual artists 18 years and older with disabilities.  The classes will be held at The Arc’s Employment Services Department located on the 2nd Floor of the Freehold Raceway Mall.   Classes run June 4th through July 25th, every Monday and Wednesday from 10:00 AM until 11:30 AM.

The classes will culminate in an exhibition at the gallery located in the Freehold Raceway Mall.  Members of the public are invited to come to see the latest works of art.  This program is funded with a grant of the Monmouth County Arts Council and matched by generous donations. 

The Employment Services Department at Freehold Raceway Mall is the home of the Red Horse Gallery.  The Gallery, a collaboration between The Arc of Monmouth and VSA Arts of NJ, offers exhibits, workshops and other art programs for students and individuals with disabilities.

The Arc of Monmouth is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency serving more than 1,400 individuals with Down Syndrome, Autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities at 20 locations throughout the county.  Services include health care, education, employment and vocational programs, recreation, housing and individual and family supports.  To learn more, please call (732) 866-0435 or visit www.arcofmonmouth.org.