Teen Programs: Spring 2017

 

ElevArte offers paid opportunities to teens via One Summer Chicago and After School Matters (ASM) programs. These apprenticeships are a chance for teens to learn a new skill and meet youth from all over the city, while preparing for college and careers. To schedule your interview call 312-226-7767.

 

Walls of Hope: Brighton Park Mural Project
2/24/17 THRU 5/13/17

TIME & DATE: TBA
ages 14+ | must be enrolled in high school
Location: SGA Youth & Family Services
3152 W 47th Street

Walls of Hope is a mural project in Brighton Park that transforms community spaces with teen inspired art work. Learn about the history of street art (it's more than graffiti) and the mural tradition. Teens will develop drawing, painting, lettering and aerosol techniques.

To apply: click here.

 

 

 

Sew Stitchy
2/22/17 thru 5/11/17
Monday & wednesday: 4:30Pm-7pm
Thursday: 4:30pm-7:30pm
ages 14+ | must be enrolled in high school
location: ElevArte Community Studio
1119 W. Cullerton St.

Sew Stitchy is a fiber-arts program where teens learn and practice traditional and contemporary forms as a means to explore cultural identity, labor and social issues. Teens learn about marketing, merchandising, self-promotion skills and business plans, which will prepare them to sell their goods in the future. Teens will delve into sewing, knitting, crocheting and the handmade/DIY world.

To apply: click here.

 

 

We Are Hip HoP
2/21/17 thru 5/11/17
Monday & Tuesday: 5pm-7:30pm | Thursday: 5pm-8pm
ages 14+ | must be enrolled in high school
location: ElevArte Community Studio
1119 W. Cullerton St.

Teens in this After School Matters program will immerse themselves into the world of entertainment management while learning about Hip Hop culture and planning for the Annual We Are Hip Hop Youth Festival. Projects will positively promote Hip Hop culture and its elements while cultivating teens into community leaders. Through participation, teens will learn to think critically while addressing controversial issues directly affecting them. Teens will develop skills in songwriting, sound production, marketing event coordinating and social media.