Sony Pictures Media Arts Program (SPMAP) 

October 2021 - June 2022

Registration for this program is open- sign up here! Visit www.tinyurl.com/SPMAPsignup for more info.

We invite you to sign up for the Sony Pictures Media Arts Program (SPMAP), a free 30-week after-school program offered through a partnership between the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, CalArts, and Sony Pictures Entertainment. This program is for students ages 12-18. This art and animation class explores topics such as the principles of animation, animation history, comics, storyboarding, story development, character design, world building, stop motion, video creation, and much more! Each class is staffed by a team of 4-5 instructors and has the capacity for 24 students.


All class meetings will take place online via Zoom. All classes are free. Each of our 6 class sites follows a different schedule. Please choose the site that is closest to where you live.

Important Dates:
  -The Fall semester starts on October 4 and ends on December 18.
  -The Spring semester starts on January 10 and ends on June 4.
  -The final culmination event will take place on June 11 either remotely or in-person.
  -You will receive detailed class info once your registration is confirmed.

Class Info: (Location details are available on the SPMAP website linked above)

-Center for the Arts Eagle Rock: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-7PM
-Pacoima Public Library: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7PM.
-Watts Towers Arts Center Campus: Wednesdays 4-7PM & Saturdays 11AM-2PM.
-William Reagh Photography Center at Teatro Frida Kahlo: Thursdays 4-7PM & Saturdays 11AM-2PM.
-Wilmington Public Library: Tuesdays 4-7PM and Saturdays 11AM-2PM.
-SPMAP Online: Mondays and Thursdays, 4-7PM.


Questions? Contact Program Manager Annapurna Kumar for more information!  akumar@calarts.edu | 213.290.5109


CAP & SCV Libraries Summer Workshops

These programs have concluded for Summer 2021. Please check back next year!

We invite you to apply for our CAP & SCV Libraries Summer Workshops! Eligible participants must reside in the Santa Clarita area and be a current student between the ages of 12-18. Register Here!

All class meetings will take place online via Zoom. You can access the workshops free of charge. Free class supplies will be mailed to every student.

Workshop 1:
Creative Writing
June 21- July 14
Meets on Zoom, Mondays & Wednesdays 2:00-4:00PM for 4 weeks (8 sessions)
This hands-on workshop explores topics such as creative writing, storytelling, and zine-making.

Workshop 2:
Visual Art
June 22 - July 15
Meets on Zoom Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-4:00PM for 4 weeks (8 sessions)
This hands-on workshop explores topics such as drawing, painting, composition, collage, and various forms of image-making. 

Please directt any questions to Program Coordinator Annapurna Kumar at akumar@calarts.edu | 213.290.5109

 

CalArts Creates at LAPL Workshops

These programs have concluded for Summer 2021. Please check back next year!

We invite you to apply for our CalArts Creates at LAPL Summer Workshops! Eligible participants must reside in Los Angeles County and be a current student between the ages of 12-18. Register Here!

All class meetings will take place online via Zoom. You can access the workshops free of charge. Free class supplies will be mailed to every student.

Workshop 1:
Graphic Design
June 22- July 8
Meets on Zoom Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM for 3 weeks (9 sessions)
This hands-on workshop explores topics such as composition, the principles and elements of design, typography, collage, and various forms of image-making. 

Workshop 2:
Creative Writing
July 27- August 12
Meets on Zoom Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 1:00-3:00PM for 3 weeks (9 sessions)
This hands-on workshop explores topics such as creative writing, storytelling, zine-making, and spoken word performance. 

Please send any questions to Program Coordinator Annapurna Kumar at akumar@calarts.edu | 213.290.5109


July 5 - July 30, 2021

CAPSA CREATIVE LABS 

These programs have concluded for Summer 2021. Please check back next year!

CalArts Community Arts Partnership Summer Arts (CAPSA) is offering free art classes for high school students in Los Angeles County! The program will be conducted remotely on Zoom. Register HERE!

Each class is a one week-long Creative Lab where students experiment with different fields of art making. The six Creative Labs are: Animation, Creative Writing, Film, Music, Theater, and Visual Arts. Students can participate in up to four labs or take just one. All six labs will run for one week beginning on a Monday and ending on a Friday.

For more program details, click here: https://www.calartscapsa.com/  

Please direct any questions to Program Manager Alma E. Catalán at acatalanmontiel@calarts.edu