7th Graders - Now is the Time to Start the HS Application Process!

The start of the High School Application Process is less than a year away.  Don't wait to get started!  There are plenty of things you can do right now to help your student choose high schools that are right for them.
Summer Arts Workshop Application Deadline is January 20th
Summer Arts Institute is a free, four-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grades 8 through 12 in Fall 2023 (students currently in grades 7 through 11). This intensive program is held at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts in Astoria, Queens. Summer Arts Institute is administered by the NYCDOE’s Office of Arts and Special Projects. 

Program Dates: July 5 – July 28, 2023

Students can major in dance, theater, instrumental music, orchestral strings, vocal music, film, or visual arts. The program is designed for students at an intermediate or advanced level of study in their discipline.  The daily schedule includes studio work and experiences with professional artists. In the studios, students develop and improve their technical skills and creative expression in their art form. Time is dedicated to rehearsals, attending professional performances, visiting arts venues and exploring careers. The Institute culminates with an exhibition and performance showcasing the students’ work. 

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Questions?: Please e-mail summerartsinstitute@schools.nyc.gov
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