Happy New Year! We are excited to start a new year with you. Please read further to see some of the wonderful things we have planned for this year.

               Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.

Oprah Winfrey

ARTS AT THE GRAND AVENUE MALLIn partnership with Janus College Preparatory Arts Academies, Inc. (JCPAA), TBEY is now providing our programs at the Grand Avenue Mall.

Our grand opening/open house is Tuesday, January 17th at 5:30pm – 7:30pm. We will have a live music band, refreshments, dance performances, art work, door prizes, and much, much more!
Grand Avenue Mall – 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite BL 0800., Milwaukee, WI 53203 (Basement Level, below TJ Max) If you would like to be apart the JCPAA School or learn more visit their website at www.jcpaa200.com or email them at jcpaa200@yahoo.com.
TBEY is now enrolling for our spring 2012 Arts Education Programs. Spring Programs begin Monday, January 23, 2012 – Friday, May 25th, 2012. Please visit TBEY website at www.TBEY.ORG for full schedule of Art Education Classes and additional programs and services.
Enrollment Options:
Register in person at Program location: Grand Avenue Mall – 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite BL 0800 Milwaukee, WI 53203.
  • Open house is Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 5:00pm -8:30pm
  • Contact TBEY at 414.265.8239 to schedule a time to visit.
  • Pre-register at www.tbey.org (click TBEY Arts Program Pre-
  • Application link under programs)

Visit our booths at the GreatSchools Milwaukee School Fair to register on the spot. There are two dates and locations for your convenience.

  • Saturday, January 14th, 2012 – Serb Hall (5101 W. Oklahoma Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53219)
  • Saturday, January 21th, 2012 – Grand Avenue Mall (275 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203)
Please remember to like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tbeycenter, follow us on twitter at www.twitter.com/tbeycenter, and watch us on YouTube at www.youtube.com/tbeycenter.   
2012 Goals
  • Provide a $5,000 annual stipend to every program instructor, totaling $60,000.
  • Increase our scholarship fund by $15,800 to allow 40 additional students to attend TBEY.
  • Grow annual revenue to $200,000 in 2012/2013.
How You Can Help!

Visit a class!  See the impact the arts have on our youth participants for yourself. Our program site is at the Grand Avenue Mall, 275 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite BL 0800., Milwaukee, WI 53203. Call our program coordinator to schedule for visit at 414.265.TBEY(8239)!
Attend or sponsor!  Our 4th Annual Dance Concert “A Journey throug h Dance” which will be held Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts – Vogel Hall, 929 N. Water Street., Milwaukee, WI 53202.
Sponsor a Student!  Make a financial donation of $395 for a student to attend one full year of arts programs.
Donate!  Gifts of any size, all gifts and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Checks can be made out to TBEY, Inc. Also, we always need items like used instruments, art supplies, dance attire, props or computers, and office supplies.
Help raise money for TBEY by searching, shopping and dining out. Go to www.goodsearch.com and type in Tessa’s Black Entertainment and Youth Center as your supporting charity.