Transformative Learning Through Hands-On Experiences in the Visual Arts
IAS is committed to providing children, youth, and their families – from all neighborhoods and backgrounds – with transformative learning through hands-on experiences in the visual arts.
Saturdays at the Station
Stop by IAS for fun and engaging art making opportunities!
- Creation Stations
- Open Itsy
- Open Studio
Classes, Camps, & Programs
IAS offers dynamic arts programming for children, youth, and teens.
- Itsy Arts (3-5 y)
- Afterschool Art Exploration
- And more!
Learn how IAS can support your young artists in and out of the classroom:
- Lesson Plans
- On and Offsite Programs
- Professional Workshops
When children and youth engage with art they gain confidence, self-awareness, and knowledge of the world around them.
Problem Solving • Collaboration • Empathy
Art experiences provide opportunities for children and youth to develop crucial social, emotional, and cognitive skills, including collaboration and imaginative problem solving. Discover the power of art and IAS.
“The arts empower… give a voice to the voiceless… (and) help transform communities… the result can be a better child, a better town, a better nation and certainly a better world.”
View the amazing creations young artists are making at IAS, and don’t miss our special exhibitions and collections!