Art and Design Classes for Kids and Teens

The Minneapolis College of Art and Design offers outstanding camps for kids ages five and above, and multi-week studio classes for teens. These unique learning experiences are tailored to encourage the dynamic creativity of children and teens alike. Innovative, professional art educators encourage a fun and experimental studio environment. Begin your search below.

Pre-College 3-Week Residential Summer Session

This three-week residential summer art program provides high school sophomores through seniors with the chance to experience the life of an art and design student, live on the MCAD campus, build a portfolio, learn from professional artists and designers, and earn three college credits.

MCAD for Kids school year classes introduce students and families to the world of art and ideas through fun and challenging projects, with topics ranging from painting to photography to portfolio preparation for college-bound teens.

Developed to provide students looking to apply to art school with an opportunity to expand their application portfolio, Portfolio Preparation classes are offered during the summer and, occasionally, fall semesters.