Vocational Program Helps Emerging Artists Launch their Professional Careers

            TWO LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS TURN PASSION INTO A PROFESSION FOR ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES Community based vocational programs are helping emerging artists launch their professional art careers. PEAPACK, NJ, January 30, 2017 – Two forward-thinking NJ non-profits, the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound, are proud to announce the start […]

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NEA Awards $10,000 to Arts Access

NEA Press Release Final Jan 2017

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New Merchandise at the Thrift Shop

The Friends of Matheny invite you to visit the Second Chance Thrift Shop. Volunteers worked hard to reorganize the shop and new merchandise is now available.  Many thanks to the Friends for their unwavering dedication to the people we serve. All proceeds benefit Matheny’s children and adults with disabilities. Regular hours of operation resume on Monday, […]

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Somerville Knights visit Matheny

The Somerville Knights of Columbus toured Matheny on November 22nd.  Their generous donation will help us to better serve children and adults with disabilities.  Much gratitude to the Somerville Knights and we look forward to seeing you again soon!  

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Support Local Artists with Disabilities

November 21, 2016 is the official launch date for the Art Garden CSA program at Matheny’s Arts Access program.   NEW LOOK. NEW ARTISTS. NEW LOWER PRICE! http://www.artgardencsa.org/join-the-art-garden About Art Garden CSA stands for Community Supported Art, and is based on the model of Community Supported Agriculture programs that are popular nationwide. The “community” is comprised of […]

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Art Garden CSA 11/12/16

Arts Access Program at Matheny Pick-Up Event: Saturday, November 12, 2pm to 4pm The Dora Stern Gallery at Arts Unbound 544 Freeman Street, Orange, NJ RSVP through our Fb event page. Art Garden CSA: A Community Supported Arts Project Serving Artists with Disabilities Arts Access is pleased to announce that we have received a $100,000 […]

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Team Effort

When Shane Szott was born on February 6, 1995, in Independence, MO, he was particularly fussy and initially diagnosed with severe colic and reflux. By the time he was four or five months old, the doctors continued to say he was just developmentally delayed, but, when he reached 10 months of age, the diagnosis had […]

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‘A Special Place’

Matheny, said Dave Szott, is “a special place, a place of incredible passion and vision.” Szott, a former professional football player, is director of player development for the New York Jets, but he is also the father of Shane Szott, one of two graduates this year from The Matheny School. And, he was the keynote speaker […]

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Par-Tee on the Links

On Tuesday, September 27, The Matheny School will hold a golf tournament to fund communication through technology for its students – children with multiple disabilities. The tournament will be held at the Oak Hill Golf Club in Milford, NJ, beginning at 11 a.m. with registration and a shot gun start. Former football players from the […]

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