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

  • Teen Gallery
    November 1, 2021 - 2:00pm to February 27, 2022 - 5:00pm
    Centered to Rise is a teen-curated exhibition of work made during the Spring 2021 out-of-school time photography programs at the ICA. As these young people reemerged after a year of lockdown during a worldwide pandemic, they focused their cameras on the new world in which they found themselves. ...

Past Events

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    November 3, 2021 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
    Do you make music? Are you looking for beats? Want to meet Boston's best young artists? Come through Wednesday November 3rd 3:30-4:30 for the First Drop-in Beat Share. All are welcome: any skill level, any genre. Showcase your own work to build your audience or get feedback. Connect with other...
  • SimonW.ArtWorkTeenNight
    October 29, 2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    We invite you to have the time of your life at the ICA in the Seaport. From Disney princess inspired ball gowns to the bloody, tattered dress of Bloody Mary, we ask that you elevate what Halloween, or contemp-o-ween in this amazing case, means to you. Think about what inspires you, or what scares...
  • Falling into Pizza
    October 14, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
    Join teens at the ICA to check out the galleries, hang out with each other, eat pizza, and get creative making giant bubbles. Interested in film, photography, music production, creative leadership or visual arts? Come through so we can share more about the programs we offer! To allow for social...
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    August 11, 2021 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Join Teen Arts Council in our first in-person Teen Night in a while. The past year and a half has been anything but ordinary. To make up for missed time together, we are doubling the fun. We are making this night as magical as possible. Inspired by the exhibitions: Virgil Abloh: “Figures of Speech...
  • Lila Y. Chinatown
    May 22, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
    S PRING SHOWCASE 2021 : A Virtual Event to Showcase Work by ICA Teens | ESCAPARATE DE PRIMAVERA 2021: Un evento virtual para mostrar el trabajo de ICA Teens Join us online for performances, film screenings, and exhibitions of works by ICA Teens. | Únase con nosotros virtualmente para actuaciones ,...
  • Kitfrontal
    April 29, 2021 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    The Teen Arts Council Presents Serving Swag a Virtual Teen Night Join TAC for an unforgettable Virtual Teen Night featuring amazing Boston-based artists, Adobo-Fish-Sauce and Natasha Shangari. Together we makin' snacks while looking like snacks. This event will be in English with live Spanish...
  • Blue Mood
    March 11, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
    Join us on Zoom for artmaking--portraits, writing, collages--and a guided meditation as we center ourselves and continue to find ways to rest, play, and heal together. Tune into our instagram on Wednesday March 10 for a panel discussion with creatives in our community moderated by TAC members...
  • Art&TAC
    November 20, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
    Breathe. Feel that rush of cool air fill your lungs and gently exhale. Enter your thoughts and decipher the code of your mind. This year has made an impact on not only us, but Mother Nature herself. How are you related to the earth? You share the same air. You twirl with her on her daily pirouette...
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    October 2, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
    If you are interested in ICA Teen Programs or have already signed up for a workshop, please join us for an orientation on Friday, Oct 2 from 4-6PM. We will be hearing from teen participants, teaching artists, and program staff and will have an opportunity to get to know each other better. We will...
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    August 13, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
    TAC is inviting all teens to join us for a cyber evening of celebrating the Earth. We are calling on folks to embrace euphoria and select an element: water, earth, air or fire. Choose your element, think euphoria, and come dressed to represent! There will be art making, an open-mic, breakout rooms...