Art Spark Teen Arts Summit

Get ready for Art Spark: Teen Arts Summit 2023 

At this exciting annual event, teens in Prince George’s County and beyond are invited to ignite their creativity at a weekend celebration for the arts! Teens will come together for a day of artistic exploration and expression, where they will enjoy performances from leading industry professionals, engage in workshops and masterclasses that help build their resumes and portfolios, and collaborate in ways that will shape the artistic voice of their generation.

The 2023 Summit happens on Saturday, March 18 at Harmony Hall Art Center and will feature a headlining performance by Grammy-nominated progressive Hip Hop artist Chris Stylez Bacon & Electric Cellist Wytold - coming together for a classical Hip Hop performance that's sure to leave you mesmerized - as well as an inspirational teen performance from the FAME Jazz Band

Summit participants will have many opportunities to engage with young professionals from across the greater Washington area, learn techniques for building their resumes and portfolios, join in on a jam session with FAME, take visual arts activity breaks with Arts on a Roll, and receive a professional headshot captured by M3 Mitchell Media and Marketing

Event Info: 

Who: Ages 12-18 
What: Art Spark: Teen Arts Summit 2023 
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023, 9:30 am-5 pm 
Where: Harmony Hall Arts Center, 10701 Livingston Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744 
Cost: $25 Registration Fee/person 

Spaces are limited. Register for Art Spark 2023 today! 

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to meet new collaborators and shape the arts in your generation! 

The Story Behind Art Spark

In 2017, a group of 12 teens came together at Prince George’s Plaza Community Center to discuss how the arts influence their community. While eating pizza and making artworks, the teens expressed an interest in more career building and networking opportunities focused on teens in the arts. 

a group of teenagers

This discussion lead to the creation of the first teen art summit, hosted in March 2018 at Harmony Hall Art Center. The summit continues to grow each year, inviting more teen artists and arts advocates together to develop their future in the arts through advanced workshops. Collaborations for Art Spark have included artists and organizations such as Americans for the Arts, Maryland Citizens for the Arts, Prince George’s Shakespeare in the Parks, Words, Beats, and Life INC, CultureShock DC, and many more. 

For more information or for any questions about Art Spark, please contact Arts Specialist Sofia Hailu at Sofia.Hailu@pgparks.com