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

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    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...
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    April 28, 2023 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    ICA Teen Arts Council presents Teen Night. Enjoy a night where teens take over the museum! HAPPENINGS Performances - Interested in performing? https://forms.gle/hYP39jcQPDt7VYux8 Friendship Bracelets Gallery Experiences Outdoor Dance Party Photo Booth Snacks And more! Grab your free ticket GETTING...

Past Events

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    March 3, 2023 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Teen Arts Council invites teens to come together and create from a place of love. We are creating a space to explore different forms of love through art making and an open mic. 6-8 PM Jewelry Making Letter Writing Station Photo Booth Snacks & Drinks 6:30 Open Mic Interested in performing or...
  • map with various colors created by Lily Xie with residents of Chinatown
    February 28, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Calling all ICA Teens Alums! Join us for a communal dinner plus a workshop on art, place, and drawing. This hands-on workshop will bring us together by sharing and creating maps of our communities to show where we live and how our neighborhoods shape us. Throughout the night we will showcase a...
  • Sign saying I AM ENOUGH in black letters on orange background sitting on a piano
    February 24, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Calling all ICA Teens Alums! Join us for a communal dinner plus creative care and healing workshop. This in-person workshop is created from recorded guidance from local Boston artist Dzidzor made especially for you. It doesn't call for highly developed abilities or intense imagination. You simply...
  • 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...
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    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...
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    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