Seeds of the League

Seeds of The League is the Art Students League of New York’s community youth program.

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Seeds aim to provide accessible arts programing for the New York Youth

Seeds provides full, public school scholarships to artists ages 8 and up to study with renowned instructors at The Art Students League, allowing students from across the city into The League’s legendary studios. Since its founding, Seeds of The League has given out more than 650 scholarships. Thousands more students have been reached though the program and encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. Seeds students have gone on to earn over $1,000,000 in college scholarships and built careers in a diversity of creative fields: they are now architects, teachers, illustrators, animators and more.

Thanks you to Our Supporters

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

If you would like to help support this vital program, please email Elizabeth Kingman at