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 2019 Workshops!

  1. Save time at the Registration + Open House by sending us your information online ahead of time below.
  2. Come to the Registration + Open House on Saturday, September 14th to get your workshops, meet the artists, pay fees, and have your parent/guardian provide their signature. Workshops are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Early arrival strongly suggested!
  3. Show up on the first day. Workshops begin on Saturday, September 21st. Anyone absent or more than 20 minutes late will lose their spot, which will be given to a waitlist student.

$20 Registration fee per Family (siblings only)  |  $175 Tuition

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.


Special thanks to Genesis America Motor Foundation for their commitment to improve educational outcomes and strengthen the education experience for young learners.

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 14, 2019  |  Fall 2019 Open House + Registration
September 21, 2019  |  Fall 2019 Begins
November 23, 2019  |  Fall 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