Free After-School Programs for Inner-City Youth in Erie

The Inner-City Neighborhood Art House offers a free after-school program for inner-city youth in Erie, PA. The program provides a wide variety of arts education classes for youth ages 7-18. There are different after-school program options during the fall and winter-spring. Class size is limited and the classes are filled on a first come basis.

Types of Classes

  • Arts: Paint, Draw, Pastels, Acrylic, Airbrush, Printmaking, Crafts, Sculpture, Watercolor, Video Animation, Photography, Computer Art, Plaster, Video Collage
  •  Music: Piano, Guitar, Drums, Due to Covid-19 Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Trumpet, Flute, Choir, and Sing will not be offered. 
  • Performance: Hoop Dance, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary 
  • Literature:  Creative Writing, Poetry
  • Environmental Action: Great Lakes Art, Green Team, Gardening

    Daily Schedule

    3:15 - 5:15 Option 1 (Two 1hr Classes)
    3:15 - 4:15 Option 2 (One 1hr Class)
    4:15 - 5:15 Option 3 (One 1hr Class)

After-School Program Sessions

Programs are offered during two program sessions.

Fall: September — December
*Fall application opens late August.

Winter-Spring: January — May
*Spring application opens late November.

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