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 2019 Spring Workshops!

If you are interested in registering for the 2019 Spring Visual, Media and Performing Arts Institutes workshops, send your information ahead of time through the link below and join us for the Open House & Registration:

Saturday, January 26th
10AM - 12PM

View a full list of tuition waiver qualifying schools here.

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, January 26  | Spring 2019 Registration
Wednesday, February 6  |  Wednesday Workshops Begin
Saturday, February 9  |  Saturday Workshops Begin
Saturday, April 13  |  Spring 2019 Culmination

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