Pre-register for summer!

Please note: Our registration process is new this year. After filling out the online pre-registration form linked below, all families must come in person to Inner-City Arts to complete registration. Our campus will be open to assist you Monday-Friday from 2-4 p.m. For questions, please contact

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JUNE 17-28

ARTOPIA 2024 is a full-day experience for elementary students completing grades K-5. The two-week program allows their imaginations to blossom through the visual, performing, and media arts with experience teaching artists.

ARTOPIA 2024 es una experiencia de día completo para estudiantes de primaria que completan los grados K-5. El programa de dos semanas permite que su imaginación florezca a través de las artes visuales, escénicas y mediáticas con artistas docentes experimentados.

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 GRADES 6-12
JULY 8-19

Students can self-select from a variety of classes, including ceramics, photography, and rock band.

Los estudiantes pueden seleccionar entre una variedad de clases, que incluyen cerámica, fotografía y banda de rock.

Middle and High School Students

Inner-City Arts' Visual, Media & Performing Arts Institutes offer self-select after-school and weekend classes to middle and high school students. Every class, no matter the art form, provides students with a valuable opportunity for creative exploration, performance (sharing work), individual and group study, mentorship with professional teaching artists, 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 middle and high school students, depending on their level of interest and skill in a specific art form.

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With special thanks to our supporters who make this program possible:

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The Kathryn Caine Wanlass Charitable Foundation, Max H. Gluck Foundation, The Soho House Foundation, Ruth and Joseph C. Reed Foundation for the Arts, BCM Foundation, California Community Foundation, Dwight Stuart Youth Fund, LA Arts Recovery Fund, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation,  Genesis Inspiration Foundation, Rose Hills Foundation, The Walt Disney Company

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.

For general questions about our Institutes program, please contact:
(213) 627-9621

“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