Art Space

Inner-City Arts now offers distance learning so youth everywhere can study with our professional teaching artists, build skills, and benefit from creative play. 

Free Online Art Activities! 

Tune in to our Virtual Studio for instructional meetups with teaching artists and self-paced mini-projects, as well as community gatherings and arts performances from The Rosenthal Theater. Art forms include Visual Arts, Creativity Lab, Dance, Drama, Music, Ceramics, Digital Photography, Film Production, Graphic Design and Animation.

Follow #artspace_ica on Instagram to discover activities as they post!

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: “Mandala Drawing” with Bob Bates
(All Ages)
Published on Instagram

2PM | Virtual Studio: "Illustrating a Bunny" with Cynthia Nava
(Ages: 12+) Follow along and learn how to draw digitally or use a paper and pencil to draw a bunny! Learn how to incorporate fundamental simple shapes while drawing characters.
Watch on IGTV - Instagram TV

4PM | LIVE Rosenthal Happening: "Creative Writing with Ruby"
(Ages: 10+ but all ages welcome) It’s time to unleash your family’s creativity! With some paper, a pencil, and your imagination, Work Of Art Enterpriser, Ruby Barrios, will help us to explore the liberty of our voice and storytelling abilities through writing.
Watch on Instagram Live
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FRIDAY, MAY 22, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: “Rainbow Collage” with Lizbeth Navarro
(Ages 8+)
Published on Instagram

2PM | Social Shoutout: Getty Museum
Published on Instagram

 


MONDAY, MAY 25, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: "Continuous Line Drawing" with Gladis Munguia
(Ages: 12+)
Published on Instagram

 


TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: “Storytelling with Design” with Ashley Margo
(Ages: 12+)
Published on Instagram

2PM | Virtual Studio: "Making Maracas" with Edith Vargas
(Ages: 6+) Learn how to use recycled items from home to make your own maracas! 
Watch on IGTV - Instagram TV

4PM | LIVE Rosenthal Happening: "A Conversation with Micheal Angelo Smith"
(Ages: 12+) Blue Man Group has been captivating audiences for years, but have you ever wondered what the creative journey is to become a distinguished “Blue Man?” Join us as Micheal Angelo Smith, member of Blue Man Group Chicago at The Briar Street Theater, shares his experience and his path as an artist that also includes building a theatre and developing new works. Hosted by The Rosenthal Theatre Associate Producer, Marissa Herrera.
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: "Box Plane" with Marissa Sykes
(Ages: 5+ with adult help)
Published on Instagram

2PM | Social Shoutout: Geffen Playhouse
Published on Instagram

4PM | Rosenthal Happening: Peace Transcends: Chaos by VIVER BRASIL
(All Ages) We may not be able to travel, but we can still celebrate art & cultures from across the world! VIVER BRASIL, a Los Angeles based company, founded in 1997 under the artistic direction of Linda Yudin and Luiz Badaró, captivates audiences with its irrepressible blend of bold Afro-Brazilian dance theater and exuberant physicality. VIVER BRASIL has enchanted Inner-City Arts & The Rosenthal Theater audience for more than 20 years. 
Watch on IGTV - Instagram TV

 


THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020

4PM | LIVE Rosenthal Happening: #spreadheART Kickoff 
(All Ages) Join us for the kickoff of our global art campaign in direct partnership with Instagram! Participating artists George Rose, a visual artist from Australia, and Lord Paper, a musician from Ghana, will shed light on work they are creating right now, as host Marissa Herrera, The Rosenthal Theatre Associate Producer, offers us an overview of how you can join #spreadheART to create, share, and inspire your community.
Watch on Instagram Live
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FRIDAY, MAY 29, 2020

10AM | Mini Project: “Magazine Collage” with Eva Perez
(All Ages)
Published on Instagram

2PM | Social Shoutout: Colburn School
Published on Instagram

 


Teachers, Inner-City Arts is bringing free Visual & Performing Arts Classes to Virtual Classrooms everywhere.

Inner-City Arts can offer your students and classrooms the benefits of virtual arts instruction, including social emotional learning that improves engagement and student learning in general, and especially now. Scheduling and platform can be tailored to meet the needs of your current learning environment. We make it easy to give your students a creative outlet.

CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING ART FORMS FOR K-12:
Art Forms Offered are Animation, Ceramics, Comedy & Improv, Creative Writing, Creativity Lab, Dance, Digital Music Production, Drama, Drawing, Graphic Design, Guitar, Music, Painting, Songwriting, and Vocal Instruction.

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Email Senior Programs Manager, Mike Halverson, at mike@inner-cityarts.org to schedule the session and create with a professional teaching artist today!

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