After-school 22-week virtual program for middle school youth (grades 6–8). 

Join the ICA’s visual arts group for youth in grades 6-8! Explore contemporary art through art-making and reflection. Work with artists, learn about contemporary art, and meet other creative young people from the Boston area. Workshops are led by ICA educators, teaching artists, and guest artists and all Art (Co)Lab members receive an art kit with materials and supplies. Applications required; space is limited. The application process will open on Monday, September 20th. Check back here to apply. The application deadline is Saturday, October 16th, 2021. Accepted applicants will be notified via email.  

This is a year-long program beginning in November and running through late May. Holiday and vacation breaks will coincide with Boston Public Schools’ schedule. Classes will meet weekly on Zoom on Thursdays from 4:30-5:45 PM. The Kick-Off Day on November 6 will be in person at the ICA; read more below. 


Kick-Off Day
Nov 6, 2021, 11:00 AM at ICA 

Accepted applicants will gather in-person at the ICA to start the year off together. Meet your classmates and teachers, explore current exhibitions, and learn more about the coming year of Art (Co)Lab. This event will be held outside at the ICA and in inclement weather will move indoors with social distancing in place at the ICA. The ICA continues to implement safety protocols at the museum to ensure healthy visits. Learn more about current masking and safety policies here—> 

Questions? Email us at familyprograms@icaboston.org