"How do you get a person who is making $1000 a week selling illegal drugs, to stop selling those drugs and to take a job paying minimum wage?". Our response: "Pay them to do any job they would do for free." -Michael Grant, President & CEO
We believe – That providing youth with development opportunities that they are interested in, is the best method for educating and workforce development.
We create – Arts and technology expression spaces where young people and adults can learn through hands-on experimentation.
Our primary mission – is to provide artistic and technical development for people interested in the entertainment industry. We offer hands-on learning experiences in the use of concert and recording industry high tech equipment as well as personal artistic development.
Our Vision – Communities partnered with Give Music and its affiliates, enhancing the workforce, artistic and entrepreneur pools around the world.
Our latest project – V3NU:846 is an art and technology development center for youth and adults. We seek to bridge the cultural divide using melody, visual stimulants, introspective conversation and performance art. V3NU:846 offers a unique, hands-on learning experience in the arts via music, computers, robotic lighting, sound and physical apparatus. V3NU:846 features audio, video and photography recording studios as well as small live concert/conference spaces. Providing high tech equipment as well as personal artistic development, VENU:846 seeks to become the arts beacon in communities. We offer art space and independent production and recording services to underserved artists and to anyone who seeks to break cultural barriers.