Name and location of repository
Level of description
Public Programs records
- 1981- (Creation)
4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Name of creator
Art Center began offering public programs in 1931, with its Evening Division (now called Art Center at Night). The department expanded over the years to encompass programs for K-12 students, educators, and the general public. Programs include: Art Center at Night, Art Center for Kids (established 2001), Art Center for Teens (established circa 1965, and as "Saturday High" in 1981. The name changed to Art Center for Teens in 2016), Design-Based Lab (2004), Summer Institute for Teachers (established 2002).
Key staff members:
Dana Walker-Juick, Managing Director Public Programs, 2007-present; Director, Art Center at Night, 2004 - present
Paula Goodman, Director, K-12 Programs, 2001 - present
David Walker, Dean of Public Programs, 1996-2007
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
The Public Programs collection primarily consists of catalogs, brochures, and program materials from Art Center at Night, Art Center for Kids, Art Center for Teens, Summer Institute for Teachers, and other programs. The administrative files in Series 1 contain reports and planning records from David Walker, Director Public Programs (1996-2007).
Note that photographs from Public Programs exist in the Photograph collection. A CD of images from Summer Institute of Teachers was removed from this material and moved to the Photograph collection.
System of arrangement
Series 1: Administrative Files
Series 2: Art Center at Night
Series 3: Art Center for Kids
Series 4: Saturday High
Series 5: Design-Based Learning
Series 6: Other Programs
Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright held by Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, Calif.)
Digital materials and catalog records are made available for educational and research purposes only and cannot be reproduced, distributed, or published without written permission from Art Center College of Design.