Registration for the summer and fall 2016 programs is now open. If you have questions about a course, contact our office at 212.229.8933.
Summer 2016 classes: August 8-19
Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–3:50 p.m. (grades 6–12); Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 noon OR 9:00 a.m.–3:50 p.m. if enrolling in afternoon Big Beat: Brazilian Drumming
Fall 2016 classes: September 24 - December 10
Saturday mornings, 10:00 am - 12:50pm (grades 3-12)
All classes meet at our Greenwich Village campus, either at
campus is easily accessible by public transportation. For detailed directions and student drop-off and pick-up instructions, see
Student and Parent Resources.
Parsons Pre-College Academy is a noncredit program. Students in grades 9–12 who plan to apply to colleges of art and design should consider enrolling in the noncredit
Faculty members expect Pre-College Academy students to complete short homework assignments that reinforce material presented in the classroom. This encourages students to develop their skills and work independently.
Senior-level (grades 9-12) Pre-College Academy classes may use nude models. Junior- and elementary-level (grades 3-8) classes will use only clothed models.
Art supply requirements vary by course. Students are responsible for providing their own art supplies. Supply lists are distributed on the first day of class in the fall and spring and are emailed to students before the course in summer. A list of local art supply stores is published on our
Student and Parent Resources page.