Education

Artpace is a place for critical inquiry and creative learning. Our education programs reflect our core values and mission to serve the community with art experiences.

Artpace Teen Council

A selective, nine-month, paid program designed for San Antonio area high school students (15-18 years old) to become advocates for contemporary art and leaders in their communities.

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Teens in FGT Beads

University Internships

Artpace seeks college and university students to participate in internships for academic credit. Spring, summer, and fall internships are unpaid and run for eight weeks with a minimum commitment of 10 hours per week during office hours (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm). Additionally, Artpace grants one two-month, paid internship for a graduate student in June and July. Applications are received on a rolling basis.

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Intern Grid

Guided Tours

Guided Tours are offered free of charge to groups of 10 or more and include information about current open exhibitions, Artpace history and special programs, and upcoming events. To schedule a tour please contact tours@artpace.org.

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Summer Camp

Artpace partners with San Antonio-based artists and organization to offer a diverse series of summer camp opportunities. Artpace summer camps focus on the process of making art. Registration typically opens in the Spring. For information or questions please contact amireles@artpace.org.

Read on for this year’s summer camp offerings.

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2019 Summer Camps

GOdj: Girls Only DJ Summer Camp

Wednesday-Friday, June 12-14

In partnership with AM Project, the GOdj Digital Music Course will introduce girls to entertaining and creative way to express themselves and be empowered through digital music – DJing. The course will challenge them with new technology, creative thinking, help develop the skills to work as a team, and complete a project for presentation (which will be our “Party on the Patio” held at the end of camp).

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Youth Code Jam

Monday–Friday, June 24–28
For upper elementary and middle school girls and boys.

Art+Design Camp
Explore coding through the context of art thinking, history, and application. Become familiar with the works and inspiration of influential artists as you apply their styles, philosophies, and techniques to making your own works with code. Stay for lunch for an extra $25.

micro:bits Camp
Get your feet wet with this introduction to computational thinking. You’ll get to build something cool with a micro:bit, a tiny computer that can be used for all kinds of projects. Best of all, you’ll get to take your micro:bit home with you so you can keep on creating! Arrive early for lunch for an extra $25.

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Photography Summer Art Camp

Monday – Friday, July 8 –19, Ages 10 -13.

Join educator and freelance photographer Francisco Cortés and Detrás del Lente this Summer for a Photography Summer Art Camp! Artpace will become a classroom + art studio for young artists to create and explore their abilities through photography. Workshops will emphasize conceptual and documentary work through: light painting, street photography, alternative forms of printing (leaf printing & cyanotype), portraiture, and technical work (freeze motion and extended blur). Be sure to register early as classes will fill up quickly. Bring your camera! This is the camera that you will be learning on and will use after the program has ended. Nikon digital SLRs will be provided for those needing a camera.

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Volunteering

Artpace believes that volunteers are an integral part of the organization, and seeks individuals who are excited about contemporary art. Volunteers will apply their creativity and enthusiasm to a wide range of projects.

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