After-School Studio Arts Program for High School Students

This program provide students with the opportunity for enrichment, skills development, and portfolio building with PAFA's stellar faculty

Spring 2023

SPRING 2023 Courses are full!

The After-School Studio Arts Program for High School Students is back in-person! This free program will offer two courses:

  • Introduction to Oil Painting, 4-6 PM, Tuesdays, Feb 7-April 25
  • Foundations of Drawing, 4-6 PM, Thursdays, Feb 9 - April 27

Students in the School District of Philadelphia will have the opportunity to register before remaining spots are made available to the broader public. Art teachers will receive information about nominating students. If you are a student in the School District of Philadelphia and are interested in this program, please reach out to

Pre-College programs will be in-person to safely support young artists. All participants are required to be vaccinated and boosted (if eligible). PAFA will be limiting classroom density and deep cleaning all areas. We're excited to be a space of creative expression for teens!

If you have questions, please reach out to or 215-972-7630

The After-School Studio Art Program is funded in part by grants from the FJN Foundation and the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation. 

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Studio art classes and education for high school students to develop their artistic passions and prepare for college.