The Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL), founded in 1972, is a multidisciplinary arts center based in the diverse community of Southeast Queens. It devoted its mission to offer quality visual, performing, and literary arts, and to provide accessible education programs to encourage participation in the arts.
AN INCUBATOR FOR CREATIVITY
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) is a 47 year-old multidisciplinary urban arts center located in the diverse community of Southeast Queens. More than 52,000 people of all ages and backgrounds participate in our wide array of education, performing arts, and visual arts programs annually.
Our programs for children, teens, and adults include a multicultural series of music, theater, and dance performances; film screenings and lectures; contemporary visual arts exhibitions; in-school artist residencies; a series of nearly 50 different arts workshops; and free or low-cost after-school and summer programs.
Help Keeping Arts Affordable and Accessible
PLAY A PART
Donor support allows our artistic community to thrive. Thanks to our generous supporters, we have continued to host vibrant, quality performances since 1972. Make sure the cultural experience continues to shine in Southeast Queens by contributing today. We would love to count you as one of our valued sponsors.