Youth Programs

Youth programs at Main Street Arts include our quarterly Art Saturdays series, our After School Art Experience program, and our annual Student Painting Exhibition. Plans are in the works for a toddler art-making series, youth summer camps in literary and visual arts, and more!

A large part of our mission at Main Street Arts is increasing community outreach and relationship building as related to the arts through offering artistic workshops. We are proud to offer workshops and events in visual and literary arts to kids in our community who may otherwise not have access to these types of programs.

Does your child love art? Give them the unique opportunity to create art in an art gallery! The After School art experience at Main Street Arts is an immersive art experience for kids in grades 1–6. The After School Art Experience is a series of six separate 4-week sessions…
A youth workshop series offered quarterly for kids ages 5 and up taught by Maria Galens, gallery assistant and instructor at Main Street Arts. During our Art Saturdays sessions, young artists will complete one project each Saturday. Children will learn various art techniques from painting, drawing, and printmaking, to…
Each year since 2014, Main Street Arts has held a student painting exhibition on our second floor. The exhibition is open to students in grades 6–12 in Ontario, Wayne, Monroe, Livingston, Seneca, and Yates Counties. This annual exhibition gives local students the opportunity to see their work in a…

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We are in the process of updating the Main Street Arts website to make it accessible to all 
due in part to a grant funded by the Finger Lakes Visitors Connection’s Visitor Experience Fund.

Main Street Arts is open by appointment only
Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.