Gallery tours, stage and musical performances, art and creativity camps, juried exhibitions for school-age artists, art lessons and activities delivered to your school by our traveling Artmobile. These activities and more are available through our Arts Education program.
Tour the Quick Center art galleries
We incorporate math, history, language arts and science in gallery tours and arts education activities, and we'll work with you to plan the best tour for your students' ages and your study focus.
- 3D Expression, a glimpse into a new, revolutionary dimension of art quilts, creatively interpreted
by artists from 14 states and 10 countries.
- Fiesta Friends, a fun and interactive immersion in Spanish and Latin American art and culture.
- Exploring Asia, a firsthand look at the art and culture of China, Korea, Japan and other Asian nations
Young people's school day performances
Each year the Quick Center hosts a series of daytime performances for young audiences.
Some feature performances by the same accomplished musicians visiting campus as part of the Friends of Good Music's Performing Art Series. Others are productions by professional theater companies catering to young and family audiences.
Special performances of "The Mrs.Claus Holiday Show" by Kit's Interactive Theatre on Tuesday, Dec. 7, actually cast members of the audience right into the show/
Learn more about our Young People's Performances.
Juried exhibitions for young artists are as follows:
- Elementary School: Dec. 7, 2021 to Jan. 16, 2022
- Middle School: Feb. 14 to March 20, 2022
- High School: April 5 to May 15, 2022
For submission deadlines and guidelines, opening reception information and more, visit our Juried Exhibitions for Young Artists webpage.
The Quick Center's ArtMobile provides traveling art outreach programs to six neighboring counties in New York and Pennsylvania, with visits to requesting nonprofit organizations serving all ages and art levels. The ArtMobile provides access to the Quick Center’s collections of original works as well as quality art lessons and activities. To request a visit from the ArtMobile, use our online form below.
The Quick Center hosts an Art Teacher Professional Development Day each year. It's an opportunity for art teachers from the region to share lesson plans and best practices, learn about new practices and techniques, and hear from interesting and accomplished speakers. Please return to this site often for information on the next program.
QCA Summer Experiences
We offer several QCA Summer Experiences, each designed to spark the imagination and creativity of young art lovers.
Please return to this site in spring 2022 for information on next summer's progrrams.