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 Fall Workshops!

Calling all High School Students: It's time to plan and enroll for fall creative workshops! Attend our upcoming Open House and Registration event to sign up!

Saturday, August 26
10AM - 12PM
Inner-City Arts Campus

First come, first served. Limited Space.

Tuition is $100 per 10-week workshop, and there is also a one-time registration fee of $20. Students who live within qualifying zip codes are automatically eligible for a tuition waiver for all classes. However, every student is still required to pay the $20 registration fee.

CLICK HERE to see if your zip code qualifies.

Early arrival strongly suggested.

Questions? Contact
¿Preguntas? Contacte

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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

September 9 |  Fall Institutes start

October 28  |  Eamon Cannon Comedy Project Show 

November 4  |  No Institutes classes or workshops

November 11  |  3rd Annual Creative Career Fair

November 18  |  Fall Institutes Culmination and Potluck

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