Youth Insights Blog
YI Arts Careers visits the Brooklyn Museum
Jul 31, 2017
YI Arts Careers teens meet with the Brooklyn Museum’s Museum Apprentice Program teens. Photograph by Valerie Chang
On July 19, YI Arts Careers visited the Brooklyn Museum. We saw the exhibition We Wanted a Revolution: Black Radical Women 1965-85, celebrating the art and activism of black women, from their perspective during the 1960s to the 1980s.
Museum Apprentice Program Teens explain their artmaking activity. Photograph by Valerie Chang
We also met with the teens in the Brooklyn Museum’s Museum Apprentice Program (MAP), and learned about their work as teen tour guides. They even gave us a brief tour of the exhibition which included an art-making activity!
Ximena Izquierdo, Teen Programs Coordinator at the Brooklyn Museum, shares her career path with YI Arts Careers. Photograph by Valerie Chang
Overall, I feel that visiting the Brooklyn Museum was great because the exhibition was empowering, uplifting, and informative, and it was great to meet teens from a different museum.
By Daniela, YI Participant