Teen Studio Experiences
WMCAT offers field trips, daytime classes and semester-long arts experiences for middle and high school classrooms throughout West Michigan. Bring your students to WMCAT to create and learn in our dedicated, professionally-equipped studio spaces. Professional teaching artists will guide middle and high school students through various experiences. Contact us to set up your own unique WMCAT creative curriculum.
GRPS Middle School Mini-Grant
Apply by December 6, 2019
The WMCAT Daytime Partner Mini-Grant is a partnership between the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) and the Grand Rapids Public School District (GRPS). The Mini-Grant is a competitive grant program for GRPS middle school educators seeking to enhance their classroom curriculum with experiences in WMCAT’s Arts + Tech studios.
Studio experiences include: graphic design, video production, fashion design, music production, video game design, photography and ceramics. Grants will provide 6 – 8 middle school classrooms (max 30 students per class) with a customized, two-day experience in two WMCAT studios led by professional teaching artists. Each day will last 3 hours, providing total contact time of 6 hours per student. The experiences are created to help educators meet academic content standards.