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 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 (7 weeks)
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 one of these):
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
*Please note: JXTA is committed to ensuring the
health and well being of our community; we are monitoring the situation around COVID-19 closely.
*Due to this, we are exploring formats to safely conduct the May Info & Interview sessions. We will update students/families who register for VALT, as well as this page if our summer program plans change.
Started at JXTA in 2014
Started at JXTA in 2018
Apply now for Summer VALT! Shortly after your application is submitted, someone will reach out with next steps.