VALTA free, comprehensive visual arts introductory training course
Our Visual Art Literacy Training (VALT) program provides a comprehensive hands-on arts education for youth ages 12-21.
A free, comprehensive visual arts introductory training course
VALT provides FREE, rigorous, hands-on arts education for youth and young adults ages 12-21. Taught by practicing artists and educators, this intensive 12-week course introduces students to foundational design concepts and drawing techniques. Successful completion of one VALT session is required in order to be eligible to interview for a paid apprenticeship in our JXTALabs youth employment program.
July 6 – August 20, 2020
Mondays – Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.*
*Please note: dates and times are subject to change. If there are changes, they will be communicated prior to session start.
Info & interview sessions (new VALT applicants must attend 1):
Saturday, April 25: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 25: 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Saturday, May 16: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 16: 12:15 – 1:15 p.m.
Location: 1108 West Broadway Avenue
January 14 – March 18, 2020
Started at JXTA in 2019
Started at JXTA in 2018
Apply now for Summer VALT! Shortly after your application is submitted, someone will reach out with next steps.
VALT 2020 Winter Session Open House
Help us celebrate our Winter 2020 VALT students! Their studies in line work, shading, still life, and portraiture will be on full display. Free and open to the public; light refreshments will be served.