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Teens transform themselves with makeup and costumes at the Halloween Teen Night. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

Teens transform themselves with makeup and costumes at the Halloween Teen Night. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

Halloween Teen Night

Oct 28, 2016

Whitney teens lead a “Protest Sign Making” workshop at the High Line’s Artivist Teen Night. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

Whitney teens lead a “Protest Sign Making” workshop at the High Line’s Artivist Teen Night. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

Artivist Teen Night

Aug 11, 2016

YI Arts Careers meets with Joanna McClintick, Sexual Health Specialist at The Center. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers meets with Joanna McClintick, Sexual Health Specialist at The Center. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers Visit The Center

Jul 27, 2016

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her exhibition Black Friday with YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

Sophia Al-Maria discusses her exhibition Black Friday with YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

YI Meets Sophia Al-Maria

Jul 25, 2016

YI Arts Careers participants look at Keith Sonnier’s Ba-O-Ba Fluorescent (1970). Photograph by Charlotte, YI Participant

YI Arts Careers participants look at Keith Sonnier’s Ba-O-Ba Fluorescent (1970). Photograph by Charlotte, YI Participant

YI Arts Careers visit MoMA PS1

Jul 21, 2016

YI Arts Careers in front of Alice Austen’s house. Photograph by Ann Marie McDonnell

YI Arts Careers in front of Alice Austen’s house. Photograph by Ann Marie McDonnell

YI Arts Careers Visits Alice Austen House

Jul 20, 2016

YI Arts Careers tour Mirror Cells with Jane Panetta, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum. Photograph by Camie Manayon

YI Arts Careers tour Mirror Cells with Jane Panetta, Associate Curator at the Whitney Museum. Photograph by Camie Manayon

Mirror Cells with Associate Curator Jane Panetta

Jul 19, 2016

YI Arts Careers with Associate Conservator, Matthew Skopek, in the Whitney’s Conservation studio. Photograph by Alec, YI Participant

YI Arts Careers with Associate Conservator, Matthew Skopek, in the Whitney’s Conservation studio. Photograph by Alec, YI Participant

YI Arts Careers meet with Conservation

Jul 19, 2016

YI Arts Careers meets with Shaun Leonardo, G: Class & Community Programs Manager at the New Museum. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers meets with Shaun Leonardo, G: Class & Community Programs Manager at the New Museum. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers visit the New Museum

Jul 14, 2016

YI Arts Careers at the Keith Haring Foundation. Photograph by Fawn Krieger

YI Arts Careers at the Keith Haring Foundation. Photograph by Fawn Krieger

YI Visits the Keith Haring Foundation

Jul 14, 2016

Artist Lele Saveri leads a zine-making workshop for YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Patrick Macleod

Artist Lele Saveri leads a zine-making workshop for YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Patrick Macleod

Making Zines With Lele Saveri

Jul 13, 2016

Adam Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney, meets with YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Hannah Celli

Adam Weinberg, Alice Pratt Brown Director of the Whitney, meets with YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Hannah Celli

YI Meets Adam Weinberg

Jul 12, 2016

YI Arts Careers meets with Human Resources Manager, Lisa Dowd. Photograph by Andrew Kist

YI Arts Careers meets with Human Resources Manager, Lisa Dowd. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Resumes and Interviews with Lisa Dowd

Jul 12, 2016

YI Arts Careers speak with High Line Assistant Art Curator Melanie Kress (left). Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers speak with High Line Assistant Art Curator Melanie Kress (left). Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

Touring the High Line

Jul 7, 2016

YI Arts Careers tour one of the art spaces at The Door with Senior Peer Educator, Joel Colon (right). Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers tour one of the art spaces at The Door with Senior Peer Educator, Joel Colon (right). Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers visit The Door

Jul 7, 2016

YI Arts Careers teens meet with Kevin Schorn, an architect at Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers teens meet with Kevin Schorn, an architect at Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Meets Kevin Schorn

Jul 6, 2016

YI Arts Careers meets with Associate Director and Helena Rubinstein Chair of Education Kathryn Potts. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Arts Careers meets with Associate Director and Helena Rubinstein Chair of Education Kathryn Potts. Photograph by Dyeemah Simmons

YI Meets Kathryn Potts

Jul 5, 2016

Teens from various cultural institutions at the Queens Museum. Photograph by Sasha Wortzel

Teens from various cultural institutions at the Queens Museum. Photograph by Sasha Wortzel

Youth Convening at the Queens Museum

Apr 18, 2016

YI Leaders Juliana and Gia moderate a Q&A with artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras after a screening of her film CITIZENFOUR. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

YI Leaders Juliana and Gia moderate a Q&A with artist and filmmaker Laura Poitras after a screening of her film CITIZENFOUR. Photograph by Patrick MacLeod

CITIZENFOUR: Screening and Q&A With Laura Poitras

Apr 15, 2016

Njideka Akunyili Crosby discusses her work Before Now After (Mama, Mummy and Mamma), 2015 with Youth Insights Leaders. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby discusses her work Before Now After (Mama, Mummy and Mamma), 2015 with Youth Insights Leaders. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Mar 23, 2016

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Archival pigment print on aluminum, 45 1/4 × 65 in. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras (b. 1964), ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Archival pigment print on aluminum, 45 1/4 × 65 in. Courtesy the artist

Laura Poitras: Astro Noise

Mar 17, 2016

Jamian Juliano-Villani discusses her work in Flatlands with a group of teens. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Jamian Juliano-Villani discusses her work in Flatlands with a group of teens. Photograph by Andrew Kist

“Bad Painting” with Jamian Juliano-Villani

Mar 14, 2016

Teens participate in a gallery activity led by YI Leader. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Teens participate in a gallery activity led by YI Leader. Photograph by Andrew Kist

Teen Event: Collected

Feb 29, 2016

Joshua Oppenheimer (b. 1974), still from The Look of Silence, 2014. Courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media.

Joshua Oppenheimer (b. 1974), still from The Look of Silence, 2014. Courtesy of Drafthouse Films and Participant Media.

Joshua Oppenheimer: The Look of Silence

Feb 22, 2016

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