What happens when teens throw an event in a contemporary art museum? Come find out! Teens take over the museum to host a variety of events all year long. Join us on the dance floor at a teen night, discuss art in the galleries at The Current, create with artists at pop-up events, and more!

Upcoming Events

  • opening_Laurenmiller
    January 31, 2023 - 2:00pm to May 25, 2023 - 5:00pm
    The Stories that Make Us is an exhibition of artwork by high school students that explores personal stories about migration, belonging, and overcoming adversity. This exhibit embodies how different stories intersect and finds the commonalities we all have with one another. We invite you to explore...

Past Events

  • TEP
    January 27, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    This exhibition was organized by the ICA’s Teen Exhibitions Program, a group of creative teens who work together to plan, organize, and install artwork in the ICA Teen Gallery. Special thanks to all the collaborators who made this happen, including I Learn America, our partners. They worked with...
  • black background with gold and white lettering invitation to ICA Alumni Convening
    January 27, 2023 - 5:00pm to January 29, 2023 - 1:30pm
    The Virtual Alumni Convening will be an opportunity for alums of teen arts programs across the country, and even the world, to connect and share experiences and ideas. It will be a virtual event that takes place Jan 27-29, 2023 on Zoom. Educators, directors, and others who support alums of teen...
  • Yayoi Kusama, LOVE IS CALLING
    November 11, 2022 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
    We want to show our appreciation for you, educators of middle- and high school-aged youth in classrooms and beyond. Join us at Seaport Studio for lunch, art, free materials, and VIP tours of our recently-opened space for teens. Plus, connect with other amazing people. We will meet at Seaport...
  • Teen Night Dance.png
    October 28, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Come and take a walk down memory lane with Teen Arts Council. After The After: To Begin Again, is a celebration that focuses on embracing our inner child. Our precious memories from childhood are now a past chapter. We are reflecting on joy and play to begin again and continue to discover ourselves...
  • ICA Teens Fall Kickoff
    September 23, 2022 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
    Come join us for pizza, games, and creative art making as we celebrate our return to the Fall season! About this event Come hang out at Seaport Studio! Eat pizza Check out the galleries Decorate flower pots Take pictures in our photo booth (with a bubble machine!) Play board + video games...
  • A Place for Us
    August 10, 2022 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    What is Identity: A Place for Us Join us as we celebrate our humanity and the cultures that thrive within it. The pandemic has made it harder to connect with each other. Global and local politics have made it harder to be seen. What is Identity: A Place For Us, is a celebration of our chosen and...
  • Game_Night_LaurenMiller
    August 5, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Enjoy a night filled competition & connection hosted by Teen Exhibitions Program. 6:00 PM Snacks Rootbeer Floats Boardgames Fireboy & Watergirl: Elements 6:30 PM Super Smash Bros tournament Just Dance 7:00 PM Test your knowledge with Jeopardy 7:30 PM Mafia
  • Art_Making
    July 29, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Come and create bracelets with Teen Exhibitions Program! Beginners or advanced makers are welcome, we will be teaching people how to make fun bracelet designs and providing materials! Come solo, bring a friend, or a date, and make new connections! As folks make bracelets we will provide prompt...
  • Pam_OpenMic
    July 22, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    To continue spreading the spirit of connections from the exhibition Sides of Me: Exploring Connections , we are hosting a Showcase & Open Mic where teens will be encouraged to share their talents and creativity. 6:00 PM Mocktails 6:30 PM Showcase & Open Mic 7:45 PM Closing Are you a visual...
  • Sides of Me: Exploring Connections
    July 19, 2022 - 2:00pm to December 1, 2022 - 5:00pm
    Sides of Me: Exploring Connections is an exhibition of works created by participants from various ICA teen programs. ICA teen artists were invited to submit works related to the theme of connection and recent hardships. The works displayed explore connections between the self and individuals, but...

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