Inspiring people of all ages to imagine, learn and create art in a unique and encouraging environment.
K12 Gallery & TEJAS inspires 40,000+ people of all ages to image, learn and create art in a unique and encouraging environment through 400 on-site visual arts classes and exhibitions and 1,080 off-site classes at 9 urban locations. To inspires creativity people of ages, we offer programs such as:
Artist in Training (AIT) is an afterschool art program for teens in grades 6-12 that provides instruction in a working art studio that aid in professional development as they prepare art journals, portfolios, competition and exhibition. The Art in Residency (AIR) Program is designed to provide quality visuals art instruction to urban schools, catholic, homeschool and detention students. Certified teaching artists provide staffing, lesson plans, instruction, and materials. HAALO, Helping Adolescents Achieve Long-term Objectives collaborates with the Montgomery County Juvenile Courts to partner a probation officer and artist to work alongside youth in a 10-month arts mentorship to produce public art work. Saturday Art Classes provide monthly concentrations for 4 age groups in pottery, painting, mosaics, sculpture and more. Scholastic Art Awards provides recognition to highschool students in a 9 county region for excellence in the visual arts. Summer Art Camp offers 9 weeks of visual arts classes for youth and adults, combining a weekly off-site field enrichment trip.