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Pre-College and Prep

VCUarts offers a number of programs for students in grades K-12 and beyond.

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Browse Programs

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Pre-College Summer Intensive

Our action-packed residency program for high school students offers exciting instruction in fine arts, design and performing arts.

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Creative Arts Day Camp

Children in grades K-9 get experience in sculpture, digital media, printmaking, painting, drawing, bookmaking, fibers and more.

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Music Pre-college Programs

The Department of Music regularly hosts events for middle and high school students and their families.

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Future Studio

Our free 10-week Saturday program provides Richmond teens with hands-on art making experience.