Engage With Art

Through its programs, the League offers opportunities for the public to engage with art—and for League artists to give back to the New York City community.

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Aspiring Artists

Aspiring Artists offers opportunities for talented high school juniors and seniors to study at the League where they work on developing observational skills while working with other young artists.

Career Development

An intensive four-week course designed to furnish students with the skills, connections, and experiences necessary to strengthen their footing in the art world..

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Certificate Program

The League’s intensive Certificate Program is designed to cultivate artistic talent within the League’s renowned atelier system, tailored to meet professional and personal artistic goals of the student.

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League at Large

League at Large exhibitions provide opportunities for League artists to show their work at venues throughout New York City and the surrounding area.

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Scholarships & Grants

The League is committed to keeping tuition affordable for anyone pursuing their artistic journey, offering financial assistance through merit scholarships, need-based scholarships, and work-study.

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Seeds of the League

Seeds of the League is the Art Students League of New York’s community outreach program, partnering with public schools and services organizations throughout New York City.

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Works in Public

Works in Public trains League artists in the process of creating large-scale sculpture for outdoor public spaces in partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.​​


The Art Students League of New York programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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Support League Programs

League programs are made possible through the generous support of individual and corporate sponsors.

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