PreCollege Faculty Students Classroom

The Office of Community Engagement

Whether you are an art educator seeking to explore a new medium, a high school student looking to improve your portfolio, or just want to grow as an artist, we provide the opportunities and environment to make it happen

Young Artist Residency (YAR) Transformative Student Experience


Lucad Yar Shanna Leventhal Student Artwork from Advanced Figure Drawing SpotlightRead Shanna's interview
to learn how she overcame her fears of attending college and homesickness; grew as an artist and person; balanced her time between structured class periods, educational outings and exploring the city.

Student Galleries

Lucad Pre-College Intro to Painting Spotlight

Our College Courses for High School Students host students from the Boston area as well as from around the world. Take a look at our Galleries to view student work.

Studio Residencies for Teaching Artists

Lucad Studio Residencies Maine outdoor painting class
The summer Studio Residency programs take place in both Cambridge and Bar Harbor, Maine with instruction from leading Lesley faculty. Courses offered include printmaking, digital photography, and landscape painting. Learn more>>