CMA’s teen programs are dedicated exclusively to 6th-9th graders. CMA’s Teaching Artists introduce participants to new technology, art materials, and encourage creative thinking. Young artists can create their own work, collaborate with others, gain internship experience in a museum environment, and make friends with fellow art lovers.
CMA's Young Artist Kollective program (YAK) provides young artists with free studio space and materials, artistic and technical guidance, art parties, and a chance to learn about professional opportunities across the art world.
Explore Summer Art Colony Day Camp classes created specifically for ages 12-15.
GirlStories is a free program for 12-15 year old girls that empowers them to become makers and individuals, and encourages them to bring their unique perspectives into fields that are lacking the female voice. Apply today!
CMA’s Portfolio Development course is a serious outcome based class and is designed for middle school students who are preparing to apply to an arts focused high school. Students from CMA’s Portfolio Development course have been admitted to schools such as LaGuardia Arts and Frank Sinatra School of the Arts.
CMA’s Teen Internship program provides 8th-12th grade students with an opportunity to support our various early childhood, fine art, and media art programs and to learn from our professionally trained teaching artists.