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Summer Registration Starts this Week!

Registering now:

    • Camp Kandinsky: July session and/or August session for ages 3-5
    • Camp Picasso: Four 2 week sessions beginning in July through August
    • Special Week: June 28-30
    • Camp Picasso ENCORE!: Last week of August   
    • No School DAZE! Monday June 19, 2023. AM & PM Sessions

New classes beginning July 5:

    • Shoot, Process, Print with Eric Mayr
    • Drone Flight with Charles Di Bartolo
    • Enamel Earring Workshop with Sage Reynolds

 Many of your favorite classes will be available this summer. Stay tuned for registration.                                                    

Returning to Camp are your favorite teachers : Miss Pauline, Miss Sarah, Miss Bri, Miss Alexa, Miss Rachel, and some new faces: Miss Ava, and Miss Eleanor!

  • Opportunities:
    • Volunteers needed for Summer Camp sessions – call the office: 718-447-8667
    • SSSP– Summer Studio Scholarship Program – applications are available now


The Art Lab Gallery is currently CLOSED for renovations. 

We are pleased to announce that renovations to our art gallery are almost complete! We can use your help to complete this project. Art Lab Gallery is free and open to the public 7 days a week during exhibits. Please consider donating by using the DONATE BUTTON below. Stay tuned for renovation updates. 

UPDATE:  Expect a Fall 2023 grand opening celebration with an open call fundraising event. Save the date! Saturday November 4, at 6PM. 

Take a virtual tour here of our 19th Annual Open Show :


Have you seen our Annual Open Show artist interviews?

We interviewed a few of the artists who participated in our 19th Annual Open Show.  We wanted to highlight their experience participating in the show, give you a look into their artistic process, and hear their opinions on other artists artworks in the show. Check it out :

Art Lab is a 501(c)(3) non-profit school of fine and applied art, established in 1975.  We are located on the grounds of Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden.



Art Lab Board and Staff is committed to supporting Racial Justice. Therefore, we want all of the children under our care to feel safe, loved, and cared for. Our goal is that our young artist students develop creativity, gain a life long love of the arts, and are encouraged to celebrate all cultures through art.  

Art Lab is committed to sharing values of diversity and inclusion in order to fulfill our mission in offering Staten Island the best possible and most professional independent school of fine and applied art. We firmly believe that we can best promote excellence by recruiting and retaining a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff and by creating a climate of respect that is supportive of their success. We recognize that the responsibility for excellence, diversity, and inclusion starts with leadership, administration, faculty, staff, and students.

Further, we support, at all times, celebrating the spectrum of human diversity, and nurturing a genuine understanding of the many differences-including race, ethnicity, gender, age, socio-economic status, national origin, sexual orientation, ability, and religion that enrich the community as a whole. Each Art Lab employee and board member shall share the responsibility of creating and maintaining an environment of mutual respect and support.

A special thanks to our sponsors!

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. The Art Lab is also grateful for the financial support of Assemblyman Charles D. Fall,  Councilwoman Kamillah Hanks, New York Community Trust, Northfield Savings Bank Foundation, Richmond County Savings Foundation, Staten Island Arts, and the Staten Island Foundation. Thank you, also, to NYC Department of Education, Materials for the Arts, and NYC Department of Sanitation. Thank you to Con Edison for funding No School Daze, a free art program for children.