Neighborhood Studios, the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s summer apprenticeship program in the arts, is back for the 18th season! Greater Hartford teens between the ages of 14 and 18 are invited to apply to receive a hands-on education in the arts. Students also participate in various career skills workshops, including resume-building, social media, interviewing, and networking, to succeed in today’s workforce. Each year, we partner with cultural organizations in the Greater Hartford to provide a one-of-a-kind summer experience for teens. It’s a great opportunity to pursue your creative aspirations for six weeks while getting paid a stipend. Applications for Summer 2016 open in March. The program runs from June 27 through August 5.
Learn more about the studios and career workshops:
5 Lessons All Artists Can Learn from Neighborhood Studios
Neighborhood Studios Career Skills: Social Media & Networking for Artists
Amistad Center for Art and Culture – SNAP! Photography
Q&A with Amistad Center for Art & Culture – Snap! Photography
Behind the Camera Lens with the Amistad Center
This is My Story: SNAP! Photography Exhibition (includes apprentice photographs)
Artists Collective – Youth Jazz Orchestra
Q&A with Artists Collective – Youth Jazz Orchestra
Getting Jazzy with the Artists Collective
Songs of the Youth Jazz Orchestra (includes apprentice audio recordings)
Hartford Stage – Breakdancing Shakespeare
Q&A with Hartford Stage – Breakdancing Shakespeare
Inside the Rehearsal Studio with Breakdancing Shakespeare
Making Moves with Breakdancing Shakespeare (includes performance video)
Mark Twain House and Museum – Write to the Point!
Q&A with Mark Twain House – Write to the Point!
Getting to the Point with Mark Twain House Apprentices
Stories from the Mark Twain House (includes apprentice audio recordings)
Real Art Ways – Eye on Video
Q&A with Real Art Ways – Eye on Video
Keeping an Eye on Video with Real Art Ways
Three Reasons Why These Teen Filmmakers Rock (includes apprentice film trailers)
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