• 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

Art2Art: Dear Evan Hansen is a unique experience open to visual artists from NYC public high schools where you’ll draw inspiration from a Tony and Grammy Award winning musical currently on Broadway.
What to expect:
-Participate in an interactive theater/visual arts workshop
-Attend a performance of Dear Evan Hansen
-Create a piece of art in response to the musical

Map Free City

Looking for something fun to do this summer? 
We have something FREE and FANTASTIC that you can do!

Join us in July for our Summer Teen Reviewers and Critics program: Map Free City. In 4 weeks, jump from borough to borough and explore NYC’s exciting outdoor concerts, public art installations, galleries, and more!

 

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 May 3*.

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.

What Has TAC Been Up To?
April 5, 2019

Guns, justice, and the roots of violence—three things ArtsConnection’s Teen Advisory Council have been spending the last few weeks observing…

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Henry Hall @ Elsewhere
March 25, 2019

This week our theme is INDIE/ALTERNATIVE, where we focused on a musician that does indie rock and visited a venue to see…

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The Slice: March’s Pizza and a Movie Night
March 8, 2019

March’s Pizza and a Movie Night looks for the Game Changer in all of us. Here were the choices: And the winner…

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