WHO WE ARE
The Young Artist Program is a free arts and social justice program centering BIPOC lgbtq+ youth ages 14-25 and accomplices in Philly
We are is dedicated to creating a safe and nurturing space for teens and young adults in Philadelphia to learn and grow.
We are committed to using art as a tool for personal growth and social change by providing students with both art instruction and opportunities for political activism.
We meet 4 days a week at the Crane Arts Building in the Olde Kensington / Northern Liberties areas.
Ages 14-18: Tuesday thru Thursday; 3pm-6pm
Ages 19-25: Fridays; 3pm-6pm
Applications are open for 2022-2023.
If you're a teen and want to build community, make art, and connect with bipoc lbgtq+ artists, we want to hear from you!
WHAT WE DO
From collaborative to individual art projects: we host teen exhibitions, skill-sharing workshops with guest teaching artists, gallery visits, outdoor hangs, and much more
GROW WITH US
We're invested in carving a space where youth can express themselves and reclaim agency via art-making:
Help us grow by contributing to our needs: supplies, studio furniture, stipends etc...
"When you find a group of people you can actually smile with, that's when you realize you belong."