Message from the BMHS Art Department:
The NY State Art Teachers Association is thrilled to share some exciting news!
The New York State Summer School of the Arts (NYSSSA) In-Residency Arts Program returns in the summer of 2024!
After a hiatus, this extraordinary opportunity for high school students passionate about the arts is back, offering rigorous training in three disciplines: Theatre, Visual Arts, and Media Arts. Our aim is to nurture the emerging talents of your students by providing them an unparalleled summer experience where they can:
Work closely with nationally and internationally renowned artists;
Receive robust pre-professional training in their chosen art form;
Benefit from personalized coaching and mentorship;
Develop leadership skills that will serve them in their artistic pursuits and beyond.

Program Details
The NYSSSA program spans three weeks during the summer, granting selected students grades 8-12 across New York State the chance to dive deep into creative exploration and enhance their skills in an environment that champions artistic excellence. In order to remain cost-effective for families, tuition for the three-week program, including room and board, is $1,900. Tuition Aid is available on a sliding scale to families making less than $91,000/year Adjusted Gross Income. Program dates are July 6-July 27, 2024. Application Deadlines

Theatre Program: Applications and portfolio submissions must be received by March 8, 2024.

Visual Arts & Media Arts Programs: Applications and portfolio submissions must be received by March 15, 2024. To ensure your students have ample time to prepare their applications and portfolios, we kindly ask you to share this news with your students and their parents as soon as possible.

NYSATA encourage interested candidates to apply early to secure their spot in this competitive program.
For more detailed information on the application process, portfolio requirements, and insights into the residency experience, please visit: