We could not have asked for a more beautiful morning in Downtown Los Angeles this past Saturday, when we welcomed in hundreds of new students from the LAUSD Partnership for Los Angeles Schools to our campus for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to paint with world-renowned Panamanian artist, and friend of Inner-City Arts, Olga Sinclair! [VIEW MORE […]
A New Partnership with Children's Institute, Inc.
At the start of Fall Session 1, we launched a new partnership with Children’s Institute, Inc.(CII), one of LA’s largest child welfare agencies, to offer arts opportunities to more students living in areas neighboring the CII Otis Booth campus just west of Downtown. Through four new visual and media arts studio classes taught by our […]
Art Beyond Borders: Painting with Olga Sinclair, Presented by Snap Inc.
We look forward to hosting the first-ever Art Beyond Borders: Painting with Olga Sinclair, Presented by Snap Inc. event in celebration of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (PST) on our campus! Anticipated as Los Angeles’ largest youth-oriented painting class, Art Beyond Borders will bring together 1,000 children from The Partnership for Los Angeles Schools. This […]
Slot Car Challenge with Disney and Creativity Lab
To view photos, click Next. During a five-week collaboration, 6th grade students from Arroyo Seco Elementary teamed up with mentors from Disney Consumer Products and Walt Disney Imagineering in the Creativity Lab to build and race their own Disney-themed slot cars! Teams of two were each assigned a theme to design their product around: Disney XD’s Mech […]
Salt & Straw x Inner-City Arts: Students Collaborate with Ice Cream...
To view photos, click Next. Thanks to a very sweet partnership with artisanal ice cream kitchen Salt & Straw, 4th and 5th grade students from Inner-City Arts had the opportunity to collaborate and create three new signature flavors which will launch in the Salt & Straw Arts District store for the month of April. In […]
We're on SoundCloud!
We’re very excited to have kick started a SoundCloud page to share the work of some of our middle and high school students from Digital Music Production! Take a moment to check out fun tracks completed this session here.
A Short Motion Graphic About Obstacles in the Media Arts Studio
Enjoy this inspiring short created by 8th grade students from Aspire Ollin Elementary in the Media Arts Motion Graphics studio about overcoming your obstacles! “Obstacles,” led by teaching artist Steve Sobalvarro, presented an opportunity for students to create a motion graphic piece that explored the idea of overcoming difficult circumstances. Inspired by 2D side-scrolling […]
The Arts Matter to Jessica
This month, we share and uplift a handful of student voices. These future visionaries and creators speak to how and why the arts matter to their lives, to this community and to our world. The arts matter to me. I interact with the arts everyday. From doodling, to dancing, graphic design and the violin, the arts […]
Give us a beat.
To view photos, click Next. “More hi-hat,” one student exclaims. “Less cowbell,” responds another. Outside of the Inner-City Arts music studio, these 7th graders from Aspire Pacific Academy are named Anthony and Adrian. In this Digital Music Production class, however, they go by their self-selected artist/stage names: Icekillz and The Gizmo. Together, they labor over their […]