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We’re tops in creative youth development

WMCAT’s Teen Arts + Tech Program is a 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Finalist. The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities recognizes the top programs in the country for engaging young people in arts and technology.

Spring Semester Enrollment

Enrollment for Spring Semester will open in mid-December. Until then, you can check out our Frequently Asked Questions for more info; and visit us for a First Friday Open Studio session.

These programs are supported in part by:

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Intro to Photo

Tuesday and Thursday One semester studio You’ve got some experience taking selfies and filling your Instagram feed, so why not explore photography with a more professional camera?  Learn the basic functions of cameras and tips on design and composition to Read More...
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Advanced Photo

Monday and Wednesday Two semester studio For students with prior experience in photography, this studio will expand your technical skills with the camera and broaden your abilities in Adobe Photoshop, while exploring more student-directed interests.  Possibilities abound for pursuing projects Read More...
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Intro to Illustration

Monday and Wednesday One semester studio In this introductory course, explore techniques using ink, pens, markers and other related media to strengthen your ability to communicate thoughts, ideas and processes through drawing.
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Advanced Illustration

Tuesday and Thursday Two semester studio Calling all doodlers, painters, graffiti artists, and comic book aficionados! Expand your illustration skills through individual projects, and apply those skills with your team to produce original works of art that make a positive Read More...
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Audio Story Telling

Monday and Wednesday One semester studio Express yourself through recorded music and spoken word, or report on issues that are important to you. Work individually and as a team to produce a monthly show for the local radio station WYCE Read More...
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Video Production

Tuesday and Thursday Two semester studio Are you interested in documentary work and curious about local history? The video production studio will research and produce a documentary this fall that traces the history and musical contributions of the African American Read More...
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Intro to Ceramics

Mondays and Wednesdays One semester studio Learn basic skills in hand building and throwing on the potter’s wheel.  Turn clay into original ceramic creations, keeping form and function in mind while we tackle our inner creativity. Using coil and slab Read More...
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Advanced Ceramics

Tuesday and Thursday Two semester studio Students with prior experience in ceramics will fine-tune their skills in different construction methods, including slab construction and wheel throwing. You’ll continue to improve and build confidence in your technique, as we explore ideas Read More...
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Fashion

Tuesday and Thursday One semester studio Learn techniques for sewing, dying fabric and creating patterns for small projects. By using felt, yarn, paper, fabric, and found objects, you’ll also learn to use your fashion sense for the good of the Read More...
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Game Programming

Tuesday and Thursday One semester studio Code provides the backbone for all of your favorite video games and is probably a lot easier to learn than you think. Use Python, an easy to learn programming language, to create and customize your own game Read More...
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Video Game Design

Monday and Wednesday Two semester studio Join our video game design team to learn how to use professional software to create digital landscapes, characters and game levels. You and your team will also work collaboratively to meet different users’ needs through Read More...
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Work with Us!

The nationally-recognized WMCAT Teen Arts + Tech Program is interested in partnering with local businesses and organizations on creative place making opportunities for our teen artists. Do you have an idea for working with our teens and professional teaching artists to Read More...
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Bring Your Class to WMCAT

Principals, teachers parents: WMCAT offers field trips, daytime classes and semester-long arts experiences for middle and high school classrooms throughout Kent County. Bring your students to WMCAT to create and learn in our dedicated, professionally-equipped studio spaces. Professional teaching artists Read More...