Summer Programs for KIDS (ages 6-11) and TEENS (ages 12-18) at Gage inspire young artists with challenging, fun and unique opportunities for creative expression.

Led by professional teaching artists, and featuring structured learning in a safe and supportive environment, Gage summer programs in drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, music, dance and movement are your young artist’s pathway to new artistic adventures.


Registration for Summer 2016 at Gage NOW OPEN!


Summer Intensives for Teen Artists

Take your art to the next level, and build a dynamic portfolio of work in these multi-week intensives, designed just for teen artists with some experience in drawing and painting.

Portfolio Intensive (Two Sessions in 2016!)
Explore classical and contemporary drawing and painting techniques through guided exercises and your own independent projects in this intensive 5-week progression of skill- and portfolio- building. The final week includes gallery-visits, lectures and an exhibition of your work in the Steele Gallery at Gage.

Skill Level: Intermediate/ Advanced 

Drawing Intensive
Working from both still-life and figure-models, discover a wide range of classical drawing materials, methods and techniques as you hone your draftsmanship, and sharpen your observation skills.
Skill Level: All Levels 

Oil Painting Intensive
Learn essential oil-painting techniques as you study color-mixing, paint application, under-painting and glazing. Working from still-lifes and figure models, discover the techniques behind the masterworks of art history, and learn to create beautiful works of art in vibrant color.
Skill Level: All levels 

Scholarships are need based and are available for all youth programs. Scholarship applications are due April 1st for all summer youth programs. Please fill out your scholarship online application: Click HERE!