For Teens

Young Artist Kollective – YAK

October 5, 2017 - May 28, 2018
Thursdays 4 to 6 PM
For Teens 6th - 9th grade


YAK members can join Open Studio Hours on Thursdays from 4 - 6 PM or stop by the museum at any time during general hours to work on projects and access materials and equipment.

Become a Member

CMA’s Young Artist Kollective (YAK), is a free program that provides emerging young artists in 6th-9th grade with exclusive studio space and materials, artistic and technical guidance, opportunities to meet with guest artists, monthly art parties, and a chance to learn about professional opportunities across the art world.

In YAK Open Studio Hours, members get to pick a collaborative group topic, choosing from a list of available art mediums including screen printing, animation, fashion design, sound recording, and more. For those with their own project in mind, our teaching artists are here to provide professional materials, equipment, and mentorship.

Become a member: Fill out the online form!

Contact for more information.

This program is supported, in part, by the American Eagle Outfitters Foundation and the Keith Haring Foundation, the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Robert Lehman Foundation, the Louis Legacy Foundation, the Cowles Charitable Trust, the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and the New York State Council on the Arts with support of Governor Andrew Cuomo .

Art Slams

YAK members also get to enjoy our Art Slams, an art party exclusive for 6th to 9th graders!

Music. Food. Films.
Art Making
6:30 - 8:30 PM

Upcoming Slams:
December 15, 2017
January 19, 2018
February 16, 2018
March 16, 2018
April 20, 2018
May 18, 2018
June 8th, 2018 (Finale)


RSVP required!


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