After-School Programs
Explore extracurricular learning with our innovative partnership programs that allow teens to continue learning at Emily Carr throughout the school year.

TAG – Teen Art Group

Teen Art Group at the Vancouver Art Gallery

Teen Art Group (TAG) is a chance for high school students to work with practicing artists in studio at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and explore visual culture at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

TAG brings together students between ages 15-18 twice a month from October 2016 to May 2017. Students experiment with and learn different art techniques as well as tour and discuss gallery exhibitions. These after school sessions alternate between the Vancouver Art Gallery and Emily Carr University.

See the complete schedule for TAG 2016-2017

TAG Members:
• Get behind-the-scenes access to artists and exhibits at Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the Vancouver Art Gallery.
• Participate in hands-on art-making workshops every month and explore a wide range of issues and media with artists and educators.
• Generate new ideas and skills for your portfolio and deepen your understanding of design and culture alongside your creative peers.


Interested in TAG? Be one of the first to get your application at our official launch and connect with other students through a mini-tour and short workshop.

The Launch
Thursday, Sept. 22, 4-7 pm
Vancouver Art Gallery
750 Hornby Street
Vancouver, BC


Applications will be available online on September 23, 2016, following the TAG launch.
Download the application form and send it to Submit ONE piece of your artwork in a digital format with your application (see application form for details).

Program fee: $350.
Scholarships are available.

Contact Us

Continuing Studies, Emily Carr University of Art + Design
1399 Johnston Street, Vancouver BC
tel: 604-844-3810 |

Program Sponsors

Major support:
The Wesik Family

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