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"Jonesborough is blessed to have a space like the McKinney Center."
"Got a tour of the main stage today. What a wonderful space, fantastic renovation. I can't wait to watch it grow."
"My 2 kids and my granddaughter did homeschool art this past winter and then did pottery week in June. They loved it and they have learned so much. They staff and teachers are all super sweet."
"An absolutely wonderful place to experience and learn more about art! They offer engaging art classes and workshops for kids of all ages in a friendly environment."
"A wonderfully wholesome establishment to catch a show or play of any sort. The storytelling angle is amazing, and it makes it an intimate, unforgettable experience, whatever it is you may be seeing. We can't wait to take full advantage of this establishment. Just one more point of pride for our adopted home of 3 years now, and we discover something new we love about the Tri-Cities at least weekly now! This is our most recent! What a place. Keep it up!"
"Fantastic program! thank you for providing such a rich experience to the children of our area!"
"The McKinney Center is such a safe, creative environment for children. It's amazing to witness a young child grow, as he or she explores the arts. A world of amazement opens! Every child deserves an opportunity to experience the quality Arts programs offered by the professional staff at McKinney Center. Donations to the Scholarship Fund will ensure these worthy programs will continue to reach as many children as possible."
"I'm so impressed with the way the McKinney Center has grown and flourished, and so proud of all the people who have made it happen. A truly good thing in our town and our world!"
"Thank you! and the faculty and staff. I was SO IMPRESSED with the level of talent of such young people as seen in the Ms. Brown Event. If I hadn’t read that I was viewing work from first graders and seventh graders I would have thought it was a college level show! Speaks both for the students attracted to the McKinney Center and the expertise of the faculty’s teaching. Thank you so much for so skillfully guiding this art institution."
“The instructors were awesome! I learned so much even though I had already taken some of the classes before! I just love being at the art center and all the encouragement from teachers, staff, and fellow students!”
“I've always wanted to learn to play guitar. Jonathan is a wonderful instructor- patient, extremely knowledgeable and very talented!”
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ABOUT THE MCKINNEY CENTER
The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School is a multi-use facility providing arts education through Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program.