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 Summer Workshops!

If you are interested in registering for the 2019 Summer Visual, Media and Performing Arts Institutes workshops, sign up for the interest list through the link below and join us for the Open House & Registration:

Thurs. May 30th at 4-5:30pm - Middle School Only

Fri. May 31st at 4-5:30pm - High School Only

Sat. June 1st at 10am - 12pm - Middle & High School
(for remaining spaces)

Full schedule and workshop descriptions will be released on Friday, May 10, 2019To get the full schedule upon release, text @icasummer to 81010. To sign up for the Middle & High School Interest List and get year-round updates, use the link below:

$20 Registration fee per Family (siblings only)  |  $175 Tuition per 6-week workshop

Full tuition waiver for families that participate in any of the following:

  • Medi-Cal
  • CalWORKs
  • CalFresh
  • WIC
  • MyHealth LA

Please click the button below to see what tuition waiver documentation to bring to registration. Applicants will be required to show one of these during registration. Discounts are available for low-income families that do not participate in any of the programs above. For more information, contact Mark Gonzalez at

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

May 10, 2019 | Summer 2019 official schedule released

May 30, 2019 | Registration for MIDDLE SCHOOL ONLY

May 31, 2019 | Registration for HIGH SCHOOL ONLY

June 1, 2019 | Registration for Middle & High School (for spaces remaining)

June 24, 2019 | Summer 2019 begins

August 6, 2019 | Summer 2019 ends

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