Whether attending a show, exhibition or teen arts event, joining us for a few weeks, or participating in a career focused internship, Teen Programs at ArtsConnection offers a wide range of out-of-school creative arts experiences for teens.
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For just $5 middle and high school students can gain access to hundreds of performances and exhibitions throughout the city. We also provide a variety of FREE events for teens — from attending a Meet-Up to creating art in response to a live performance or a visual art exhibition.
TRaC is a FREE after-school opportunity for teens to explore the arts in NYC. Each fall and spring, participants spend 10 weeks attending performances and exhibitions all over NYC, meeting artists, learning the art of discussion and critical writing, publishing reviews on our online publication The High 5 Review and so much more!
Can’t make the 10-week commitment to TRaC?
- Participate in our 4-week long Summer TRaC Intensive and explore the arts all over the 5 boroughs with a different adventure each day!
- Join the Freelancer Corps and independently attend performances and exhibitions while publishing your reviews on the High 5 Review.
- Attend our monthly Pizza and a Movie night. Join teens from all over the metro area at Sony Wonder Technology Lab for an ever-changing evening of food, film, and conversation on the first Friday of every month.
ArtsConnection’s Student Art Program showcases works by young artists in grades 6-12 from a wide cross-section of New York City’s public schools. In partnership with New York City Visual Arts students, student work is submitted for selection in exhibitions hosted by corporate partners. For students, the artistic process is transformed from a subject learned in school to a professional endeavor.
Teen Advisory Council
The Teen Advisory Council is a select group of ArtsConnection teens who have participated in other ArtsConnection teen programs and want to give back to the organization. TAC members help with outreach to teens about our programs, and provide essential feedback to ArtsConnection and its parners.