Designers combine technical skill with imagination to solve problems, invent new things, and improve the world around them. Thinking like a designer gives you new opportunities to apply what you know and encourages you to learn skills that take you outside your comfort zone.
Current Youth Programs
Winter/Spring programs begin in late January and run through mid-May. DownCity Designers and EXPLORE DESIGN / PORTFOLIO are FREE and open to all Rhode Island students in grades 9-12. The FREE Met School Longterm Internship program and PCTA programs are only available to students attending those schools. Learn more and sign up today!
Looking ahead to summer?
Keep building your skills, exploring design careers, and creating community solutions. DownCity Design offers FREE design studios for students in grades 9-12. A tuition-based program, Inventor Studio at Moses Brown Elementary School, is available for students ages 8-11.
Summer studios run from July 2 – August 10, 2018
APPLY BY MAY 6!
Check where and when your program will be, and look for any schedule changes or updates here. Currently showing the SPRING 2018 schedule.
Contact Program Director, Lexie Whipple
Call or text 401-232-4696