Teen Programs give New York City high school students the opportunity to discuss art critically, think creatively, and make art with contemporary artists, educators, and their peers. 

Graduates of the YI Artists program are eligible to participate in YI Leaders, a yearlong, paid after-school internship. Read more.

Applications are due on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 11:59 pm.


YI Arts Careers is a free summer program that offers teens the opportunity to explore arts careers and arts institutions throughout New York City. Read more.

Youth Insights Introductions is a free summer program for high school students who are English Language Learners. Read more.

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Teen Programs

We offer free, ongoing and drop-in programs for New York City high school students throughout the year, providing opportunities to work with the Whitney's art and artists.

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