Visual Art Academy

Registration for June 3-14, 2024 will begin on March 8 

Summer Visual  Art Academy is an intensive visual arts program for students from grades 6–12. Students will select their preferred areas of interest and will be assigned to classes prior to the beginning of the academy. Students who wish to focus more time in any area (i.e., metalsmithing) may request full mornings or afternoons in that area. Beginning and advanced levels will be offered for each course.

Register early for the best selection of classes!

Our faculty of professional Alaskan visual artists will teach classes in the following:

Registration for

2024 will begin on March 8


If your child attended VAA in the past a profile already exists. All you need to do is update that information. Otherwise, please follow the process for registration as follows:

  1. Create a profile for your child
  2. Click Registration and Register for a New Session
  3. Select the grade the child will enter next fall and click Continue
  4. Choose one of the available options 
    •    VAA Full-Day (8:30 am - 4:30 pm)
    •    VAA Half-Day AM (8:30 am - 12:10 pm)
    •    VAA Half-Day PM (12:50 pm - 4:30 pm)
  5. Continue with the registration

IMPORTANT: The VAA questionnaire under the Health Profile contains the class preferences, which are needed to schedule students for their classes. PLEASE fill that out ASAP.

All information in that section needs to be filled out as well.



We are asking faculty, staff and students to stay home if they are sick or if they have been exposed to a person who has tested positive for Covid-19.


Questions about the program?