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Community Arts Partnership (CAP)

About CAP

The award-winning CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP), a co-curricular program of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), offers free, after-school and school-based arts programs for youth ages 6-18 in every discipline taught at CalArts. Programs are offered at public schools, community centers and social service agencies, covering a thousand square mile radius across Los Angeles County. With classes led by a teaching corps of accomplished CalArts faculty, alumni and student instructors, CAP participants learn to create original works of art and to experiment with prevailing conventions of artistic expression. CAP’s success has served as a model for other arts education organizations locally and nationally. And the program has received numerous honors, including the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award, which recognizes exemplary programs that foster the creative and intellectual development of America’s children.

2015 - 2016 Class Enrollment

Please see our Youth Programs page for open registrations for Spring 2016 programs. For inquiries about a specific program please see our Program Guide for the Program Coordinator's contact information. To view the CAP 2015-2016 Program Guide for a description of classes click here. Thank you!

Teach for CAP

Interested in becoming a teaching artist? Want to share you passion for the Arts with Los Angeles County youth? CAP is currently recruiting for the following positions:

If you would like to be contacted when other CAP student teaching positions become available, please email cap@calarts.edu. You may also check the CalArts Student Jobs Board.


Last edited by awellnitz on Jan 13, 2016
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