Teens

Teen Programs give New York City high school students the opportunity to discuss art critically, think creatively, and make art with contemporary artists, educators, and their peers. 

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Vida Americana Teen Night

FRI, Mar 6, 2020
4–7 pm

Teens are invited to a sensational celebration inspired by Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945! Join the Whitney’s Youth Insights (YI) Leaders for an immersive artmaking experience with artist Oscar Rene Cornejo, snacks, gallery activities, and more. Refreshments and art materials provided. No registration required; bring a friend!

Free for teens. Upon entering the Museum, pick up a ticket in the lobby. 

Open Studio for Teens

Grab your friends and get creative! New York City teens are invited to a free drop-in art-making program at the Whitney on most Fridays. Bring your works-in-progress or create something entirely new. All supplies are provided and no previous art experience is required—everyone is welcome.

Free for teens. Upon entering the Museum, pick up a ticket in the lobby. 

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Youth Insights (YI) is an after-school and summer program that connects New York City high school students to art and artists. We also offer drop-in events and programs throughout the year.

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