• 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

Art2Art: Dear Evan Hansen

See theater. Be inspired. Create art.

Art2Art: Dear Evan Hansen is an unmissable exhibition opportunity for visual artists to experience and create art inspired by the hit Broadway show.
Deadline: October 13





Student Art Program

Do you love to make art? Take your art to the next level!

The Student Art Program exhibits artwork made by teens like you.

Be one of 400 artists showcased each year.

Fall 2019 Theme: Simplicity in Complexity
How do you make sense of your world?
Deadline: Friday, November 15 @ 6pm

Pizza and a Movie

Free Pizza—Great Movie—Teens Only

What are you doing on the first Friday of every month? Grab a friend or two or three and join!

Next event date: November 1





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: October’s Pizza and a Movie Night
October 11, 2019

Let’s get spooky! October PaaM is the time for Mad Scientists. Here were the choices: And the winner was… Mimic R | 1h 45min | 1997…

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“Beyond the Streets” in… Williamsburg?
September 27, 2019

Spanning an expansive 2-floor gallery space in Williamsburg’s 25 Kent Avenue, Beyond the Streets showcases iconic works from a turbulent decade…

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Final TRaC Track of the Summer!
September 22, 2019

Is summer over already? Keep it going with the final track from Keenan’s Music TRaC!

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