Education Programs


Please note: Joan Mitchell Foundation is no longer offering studio or portfolio development classes. The Foundation is focusing on research and piloting innovative educational opportunities for the artist community. Read below to learn about our past programming.​

From 1997-2016, the Foundation's Art Education program provided opportunities for both emerging youth artists and working adult artists with inclusive and diverse arts education programming, offered completely free to the public. Read more.


The Artist Centered Program produces freely available resources to assist artists at all levels in their careers, including lesson plans and reference materials to assist teachers in their arts curricula. See them here.

Featured Resource: NYC Youth Art Program Directory 
This new directory features organizations that offer programs, courses, internships, and volunteer opportunities for youth, teens, and young adults in the arts. Free download here.

Past Foundation Programs