Whether your tween or teen is just learning to express themselves or super-talented teens interested in pursuing creativity as a career, local art museums and centers offer classes and workshops to encourage artistic growth.
Appel Farm Arts and Music Center, Elmer
Middle and high schoolers from Gloucester and Salem counties take part in the Teen Arts Festival, this year on April 19. Participants contribute their talent to exhibits and performances, receive feedback from professionals and get creative with new and familiar media during workshops.
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton
Workshops for ages 10-14, inspired by exhibits at the sculpture park, combine guided gallery exploration and experimentation with a variety of materials and techniques.
Markeim Arts Center, Haddonfield
Kids up to age 15 can enroll in after-school courses themed to pottery, drawing and wheel throwin
Perkins Center for the Arts, Collingswood & Moorestown
From classes in pottery, painting and jewelry design to comic-book illustration and calligraphy, there’s no shortage of ways for middle- and high-school students to hone their skills here.