Programs in this core area enable youth members to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual and fine arts, crafts, creative writing and performing.
This year-round program encourages Club members ages 6 to 18 to learn and practice black-and-white, color, digital and alternative process photography.
Lyricism 101 is a program designed to cultivate and amplify the powerful, formidable voices of Club teens. The program positions Club members as torchbearers and experts in the ancient oral poetic traditions that continue to thrive around the world, and gives them the opportunity to tell their stories, build community and express their artistic visions through the music of hip-hop culture and the culture of the cipher.
NATIONAL FINE ARTS
This year-round program encourages artistic expression among Club members ages 6 to 18 through drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, collage, poster making, mixed media and sculpture displayed at local and regional exhibits.
The Club’s brand new Recording Studio is a creative and exploratory learning and performing space for ages 6 to 18 where our members can express themselves through art, sound and creative expression. Members will become familiar with basic music and recording materials, while nurturing creativity, curiosity, voice and developmental growth.