City Art Lab
Working in partnership with Creative Art Workshops for Kids
, a Harlem-based community arts organization, CCNY's Art Education Program presents City Art Lab–a free arts program for teens. For more information and updates on how to apply, visit our website
The opportunity to participate in this community-based arts project, provides both CCNY Art Education graduate students and neighborhood youth with multiple possibilities for learning and growth.
Explore new materials and methods with practicing artists. Meet other art-minded teens from all over NYC. Develop artwork for a portfolio. Learn
about life in college while on campus at CCNY. Collaborate
with graduate students to help them become better educators. Exhibit
Gain hands-on teaching experience in a collaborative working environment with young people. Practice thematic teaching through the arts through developing and
piloting lesson plans with young people. Participate in co-organizing a community-based arts initiative—from lesson development through final exhibition. Investigate the pedagogy of teaching in community-based arts settings.