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. 


Open Studio for Teens

Select Fridays

Teens participate in a pottery-making workshop led by Taíno pottery maker Alice Chéveres.

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. 

Free for teens.

Art College Night

FRI, Oct 5, 2018
4–6 pm

Youth Insights Artists.

Meet representatives from colleges in the New York area with Studio Art, Art History, and Art Education programs. Learn about scholarship opportunities, college essay writing tips, and much more!

Free for teens.

Halloween Teen Night

FRI, Oct 26, 2018
5–7:30 pm

Halloween Teen Night.

Join Youth Insights Leaders for a night of music, dancing, costume making, tarot card readings, snacks, and more! 

Free for teens. 


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Teen Programs

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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