MICA provides a wide range of programs for the youngest artists to grow their skills and make the most of their interests. Artistic exploration is among the best ways for kids to build confidence in expressing themselves, learn to solve problems and think critically. Young People's Studios provides a comfortable place where the next great artist can begin to unleash their creative energy.
Coronavirus / COVID-19 Update
MICA has made the decision to cancel Community Education, Professional Practice, YPS, and ADCAP classes through the end of the spring term effective March 13, 2020. The online Professional Practice course, Information Visualization Basics will not be cancelled.
For those enrolled in a Spring Community Education, Professional Practice, or YPS course , our office will provide you with a refund for the balance of your tuition or you may opt for a 50% discount for a Fall 2020 Community Education, Professional Practice or YPS course.
Please let us know if you would prefer a refund or a discount on a fall class by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- 1. Your name.
- 2. The name/s of the classes in which you are enrolled.
This decision is for the spring term only. As the situation around coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to rapidly evolve, MICA remains vigilant in monitoring updates and implementing measures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and has created this webpage to provide information and resources, copies of official campus memos and details about preventative measures the College is taking. Thank you for entrusting us with your ongoing education. We hope you remain safe and healthy during these uncertain times.
If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Open Studies at email@example.com.
Young People's Studios (YPS) Overview
Fall and Spring Weekend Art Classes
K-12 students can add to what they are learning in school by using art to amplify their creative expression. Classes meet on Saturday mornings or afternoons.
Programs are available on MICA's main campus (W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore) or The St. Paul's Schools (11152 Falls Road, Brooklandville, MD).
YPS Art and Design Courses
From drawing and painting to digital illustration and photography and everything in between, workshops for students in grades K-12 are designed to spark creativity, encourage invention, and nurture artistic innovation. Students study and work in a spectrum of media that form the foundation of art and design. YPS Art and Design Courses are offered during the school year as Weekend Art Classes, and during the Summer as Summer Art Camp.
Summer Art Camp
Elementary, middle, and high school students can maximize their summer breaks by engaging in supervised classes and recreation that promote freedom of expression in a structured way. Classes meet Monday- Friday, with morning and afternoon options. Additional care options may be added to create a full-day experience for students.
Programs are available on MICA's main campus (W. Mt. Royal Avenue, Baltimore) or The St. Paul's Schools (11152 Falls Road, Brooklandville, MD)
Summer Art Camp 2020 Dates
- Early Session: June 8 - June 12
- Session 1 :June 15 - June 26
- Session 2: June 29 - July 10 (no class July 3)
- Session 3: July 13 - July 24
- Late Session: July 27 - July 31