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Programs for Children and Teens

Why wait until college to make the most of your talent?

Whether in high school, middle school, or elementary school, MICA has a program tailor-made for artists in each stage of life. Weekend programs and summer camps give young people access to the best in art and design education—from the first grade until they are ready to apply for college.

Young People's Studios
(Grades 1-8)

CS Programs

The youngest artists can prepare to let their creativity blossom. MICA classes and workshops provide a nurturing atmosphere for kids to build confidence while expressing themselves, develop skills, and just have fun.

Weekend classes at MICA's main campus and summer in two locations:

  • MICA's main campus (W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore)
  • St. Paul's Schools (Falls Road, Brooklandville, MD)

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(High School)

CS programs

What kind of portfolio do you need when applying to a top art college? These classes help students in grades 9-12 get a head start on understanding what colleges are looking for and how to develop a collection of work that stands out.

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(High School)


Spend an entire summer doing what you love- being creative and interacting with other talented young people from around the world. Learn about the college admissions process, visit the world's centers of art and design, and build your skills in one of the country's most challenging programs for future creative professionals.

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