Middle & High School Students

Inner-City Arts' Visual, Media & Performing Arts Institutes offer self-select after-school and weekend workshops to middle and high school students. Every workshop, no matter the art form, provides students with a valuable opportunity for creative exploration, performance, individual and group study, connections to mentorship opportunities, and career-development support.

The Visual, Media & Performing Arts Institutes offer specialized, in-depth workshops led by professional teaching artists. These classes present a variety of opportunities for high school students, depending on their level of interest and skill in a specific art form.

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Register for Summer Workshops!

Open House and Registration:

Saturday, May 19, 2018
10AM to 12PM

Check back for more information.


In 2001, Inner-City Arts’ after-school program was recognized with the Coming Up Taller Award, sponsored by the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Upcoming Dates for The Visual, Media & Performing Arts Institutes
Saturday, February 10 | Spring 2018 classes begin
March 26 - March 31 | Spring Break
Saturday, April 21 | Spring 2018 Last Day/Culmination
Saturday, May 19  | Summer 2018 Open House/Registration
Monday, June 25  | Summer 2018 classes begin
Tuesday, July 31  | Summer 2018 Last Day/Culmination
Workshops Offered

Please check back for scheduled Summer offerings.

For more information about our art programs for high school students, please contact:

Holli Hornlien
Programs Manager
(213) 627-9621 x 117

“Everybody I met at Inner-City Arts is a bowl of sunshine. I really did grow as a person in class, and I learned new skills that I can use in everyday life.”

– Inner-City Arts High School Student