• BE ENGAGED
    BE AN EXPLORER
    BE CONNECTED

    As an ArtsConnection teen you will have access to some of the most exciting and engaging arts experiences that New York City has to offer. Join us! Everybody is welcome. We saved you a seat at our table.

    Get High 5 Tix
    Apply to a Program

Background

Through ArtsConnection Teen Programs you’ll have opportunities to:

Be Engaged

  • Attend a Broadway or Off-Broadway show, a dance or musical performance
  • Curate an art exhibition
  • Exhibit your artwork in a fancy Midtown office
  • Publish an article on our online blog, The JAR

Be An Explorer

  • Discover classic films each month
  • Catch a show of an art form you’ve never seen
  • Visit a professional artist studio
  • Travel to a neighborhood you’ve never visited

Be Connected

  • Make a ton of new friends
  • Land an internship or a fellowship
  • Gain leadership skills
  • Be an active participant in the city’s arts and cultural scene
  • Get to know artists, professionals, and other like-minded teens

Get High 5 Tix

High 5 Tickets to the Arts is ArtsConnection Teen Program’s affordable access to the City’s professional dance, music, theater, film, and visual arts for only $5 a ticket. Click here if you’re in 6th – 12th grade anywhere in the world and want to see a show or visit a museum. Best deal in NYC! Can I get a High 5?

Apply to a Program

Apply to a Program: This is the up-to-date place to find open applications to our FREE programs. Click here to be a part of our crew.
  • Teens Reviewers and Critics
  • Student Art Program
  • Art2Art
  • OnTRaC
  • Teens Curate Teens
  • Teen Advisory Council
  • Pizza and a Movie
  • Map Free City
  • Internships

Open Applications

Internships

Are you looking for work experience?
If you have an interest in Visual Arts & Exhibitions or Teen Programs & Youth Development and seek a hands-on learning experience, come join our team!
Our program is open to:
-High school students
-College students –undergraduate or graduate
-Recent high school or college graduates
-Early career professionals

Pizza and a Movie

As a PaaM teen you will:

Decide what we watch – 3 movies. 1 vote. Mob rules.
Eat delicious pizza on us!
After the movie, talk with other film-loving teens
Have an opportunity to be a featured author in The Slice, our monthly teen movie review on our online blog – The JAR
*RSVP below for July 12*.

Teen Reviewers and Critics

Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC)

Fall 2019 Application is now open!

Get ahead of schedule and apply to Teen Reviewers and Critics for Fall 2019





Latest from The JAR

The Journal of Art and Reviews (JAR) is a blog which features creative content by young people participating in ArtsConnection Teen Programs. With content for teens by teens, we hope to create an online space that inspires, empowers, and enlightens youth by sharing information, highlighting artists, and creating an online community in the realm of arts and culture.

The Slice: June’s Pizza and a Movie Night
June 14, 2019

We started off the month of June with a Pizza and a Movie Night full of Animation Innovation. Here were the choices:…

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Surely Goodness and Mercy: A Play That Touches The Heart
June 12, 2019

The night that I watched Surely Goodness and Mercy, I had the exciting opportunity to attend a talk-back with the playwright Chisa…

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“Ash is the Purest White” to “Us”: A Zine
June 7, 2019

This semester, Diego’s TRaCstars saw a variety of films throughout the city, including Zhang Yimou’s 1999 film Not One Less and The Cohen…

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