2016 Charity Partners
Our Charity Partners are an integral part of the festival and our community. They provide volunteer support that enables us to present an event that is enjoyed by thousands of visitors and to enhance the livelihood of the exhibiting artists.
The Pavilion Partners is all about bringing people and the arts together! Partners’, the official volunteer organization of The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, mission is to provide diverse, high-quality performing arts events for the entertainment and educational enrichment of our community. Partners is an integral part of The Pavilion's educational outreach programs and fundraising efforts. Funds raised support the educational outreach programs and performing arts events, as well as Partners Fine Arts Scholarship Fund. The Pavilion also is also known as The Center for the Performing Arts at The Woodlands, a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization.
The Woodlands Art League was created in 1981 to encourage and support its members and community in their pursuit of creative endeavor, education and appreciation, by presenting opportunities and support available within the organization, affiliates and community. The League’s purpose is to further the cause and interest in the visual arts through teaching, programs, demonstrations, exhibitions, and community involvement. The organization is organized exclusively for educational purposes and is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
The Woodlands Children’s Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 2001 with the mission to create opportunities that excite, educate and empower children and their families through play, while inspiring a lifelong sense of wonder and discovery. The museum’s new Woodlands location in Panther Creek Shopping Center continues to provide these opportunities that support imaginative play through cultural experiences, science discovery and hands-on visual and performing arts participation with the passionate goal of making a positive difference in the life of a child.
The Conroe Art League is a 501 (c)(3) organization. The Conroe Art League’s mission is to encourage artistic development and cultivate an appreciation for the visual arts through education, exhibitions and community outreach. The Conroe Art League will be a dedicated leader in advancing the region as a thriving visual arts center. Proceeds from our volunteer time with The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival will be used to host special exhibits, reach out to under-served segments in our community and to continue to provide a premier art gallery in downtown Conroe.
The Ann Marie Hopkins Art Alliance, a non-profit organization was formed in 2008 to help support the fine arts department and the art students at The Woodlands High School located in The Woodlands, Texas. Our mission is to encourage excellence in the visual arts by providing enrichment opportunities, create partnerships with the local community, to seek support through grants and scholarships, and promote community awareness of the arts in the community and at The Woodlands High School. The organization has worked directly and indirectly with The Woodlands High School Art Trust, The Woodlands Art League, and The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, as well as various local elementary schools. Since it was formed the Art Alliance has given out over $24,000 in scholarships, art supplies, and funding to students, organizations, and art programs