Teen Art Force




MOCA Teen Art Force is a series of free art classes for teens ages 13–17.
They run Monday- Friday from 4–6pm.

MOCA Teen Art Force students also complete service projects,
attend free field trips to fellow art institutions,
and have the opportunity to showcase their work at MOCA. ​


See below for more information our class offerings.

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Click this link to enroll in Teen Art Force Session 1, October 4th 2021 - December 17th 2021


Fashion × Textile Design

Step into the world of fashion and fiber art. Learn staple skills such as pattern-making, draping, hand and machine sewing. Create your own prêt-à-porter garments and conceptual pieces that push the limits of high fashion and art.


Drawing × Portfolio Development

Prepare and acquire basic skills for student or professional portfolios. Enhance existing work or receive help to create work that will help fortify any college or job application. Includes gestural and figurative drawing, still life painting, and other foundation projects.


Mixed Media × Sculpture

Explore the world of collage, assemblage, and 3D design. This course will expand your understanding on how to incorporate a variety of techniques into your visual repertoire, and serves as an introduction to various forms of sculptural media including ceramics, plaster, resin, and small metals.



Gain experience in a variety of printmaking techniques including screen printing, mono- type, linocut, and digital work. Printmakers can create their own logos and editions of work as well as explore other commercial applications and gain experience in art sales.


Art Journalism × Photography

Master the most marketable skills with this course that covers topics needed in the professional art world and beyond. Learn the basics of photography, digital media such as Photoshop, In Design, and other software to help create the annual MOCAzine. The MOCA- zine is a culmination of art interviews, off site field trips to galleries, spotlights on location, poetry and typography. Students enrolled in the AJ&P class receive a copy for their professional portfolio, as well as recognition in the edition. In order to participate in free field trips students must have completed 5 days of class.

Virtual Classes

Teen Art Force Virtual Showcase

The MOCA Virtual Teen Art Force Showcase is an exhibition of student work from a year-long free virtual program at […]

Virtual teen art force: color theory and limited palette

Virtual Teen Art Force: Color Theory and Limited Palette

Watch the video from the May 19th class

Virtual teen art force:

Virtual Teen Art Force: Drawing Perspective

Watch the video from the May 12th class

Watch past classes

Teen Art Force 2020 – 2021

Free after school classes for teens will take place at MOCA in North Miami (or virtually),
Monday through Friday from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Virtual Session 1: 10/1/2020 – 12/20/20
Virtual Session 2: 1/4/2021 – 3/26/2021
Session 3: 4/05/2021 – 5/28/2021​

Field trips: select weekdays throughout the year
Showcases: December 20, March 20, May 29​

MOCA North Miami’s education programs are made possible with the continued support of the North Miami Mayor and Council and the City of North Miami, the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners, and are funded in part by The Kirk Foundation, The Miami Foundation, The Alvah H. and Wyline P. Chapman Foundation,  and The Children’s Trust.


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