Our Youth Collective, for young people aged 15 – 25 years, meets regularly to create, discuss, experience and encounter the visual arts, offering opportunities to be involved behind the scenes at Camden Arts Centre to further career development, skills and knowledge.
Young people involved have the opportunity to gain Arts Award Gold, meet artists, shadow staff, programme events for young audiences and develop their own art practice.
We meet Saturdays, 2.30 – 5.00pm, there is no need to book and you can come to as many sessions you are able to.
Youth Collective takes place termly, see dates below: Autumn term: 1 October – 10 December 2016 Spring term: 14 January – 25 March 2017 Summer term: 1 April – 24 June 2017
“I want to do something creative in the art world. Coming here has helped understand this better. And it’s fun. I always enjoy working here. There are no limitations and everyone’s really nice.” - Member of CAC Youth Collective
Watch a short film from the Heritage Lottery Fund Changing Lives series with Youth Collective member Channah Smith on how the project inspired her to develop her own artistic practice.
Please note that Camden Arts Centre will operate with reduced opening hours on Thursday 21 February due to a private event. Our galleries and our café will close to visitors at 4.00pm. The Bookshop will remain open until 4.30pm.
We will re-open with our regular opening hours of 10.00 – 6.00pm on Friday 22 February. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused to our visitors.