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. 

Open Studio for Teens

Select Fridays, 4–6 PM

Teens at the Whitney Museum for Open Studio.

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 from 4–6 pm. Bring your works-in-progress or create something entirely new. 

This event is free.

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Youth Insights Artists

Youth Insights Artists programs bring teens together with contemporary artists, providing opportunities to work collaboratively, discuss art critically, and think creatively. YI Artists make art inspired by this exchange. 

Open to: New York City high school students, grades 9-12.

Applications are due on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 11:59pm.


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We offer free, ongoing and drop-in programs for New York City high school students throughout the year, providing opportunities to work with the Whitney's art and artists.

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