The Outreach Pre-college Program
Free art classes for NYC high school students
Since its creation in 1992, The The Outreach Pre-College Art Program is a free program of studio courses, creative writing and art issues seminars for New York City area high school students interested in preparing a portfolio for college. Professional artists teach all courses, and Cooper Union undergraduates serve as teaching assistants. Classes are free, including materials, field trip transportation and museum admissions. Our classes sizes are small,16-18 students per section to ensure optimal learning.
New York City area high school students, grades 10-12, are eligible to apply. 5 to 8-week courses take place in the fall, winter, and spring. Classes take place on Saturdays from 9am-5pm.
All students take drawing classes, with additional workshops in printmaking, photography, 3D design and 2D design. A seminar on contemporary art issues encourages students to think critically, discuss and write about current issues. This seminar includes guest speakers and visits to art venues in New York City.
Mixed Media/Web Design Project & Guest Artist Series.
This program explores the process of collaboration between students and the crossing exchange of media and encourages a multidisciplinary approach to making artwork particularly to be experienced on line. For five Saturdays each student is encouraged to contribute the best of their abilities and to learn from their group members, utilizing the Cooper Union Computer lab and fine art studios.
10th, 11th and 12th grade students are eligible to apply for our upcoming Winter 2018 program. To apply, students must register online here, and attend a portfolio review on Saturday December 9th, 10am-2pm, 41 Cooper Square, room 101. Bring 10-20 pieces of art, a sketchbook and include drawings from observation.
For more information call 212-353-4202 or email email@example.com