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!

Past Events

  • image of young people making art and smiling
    June 10, 2023 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    +1 Teen Members join Boston-based musician Jireh Calo for an afternoon of art-making and exploration at the ICA Seaport Studio . Create your own instrument for healing, inspired by Watershed exhibition Guadalupe Maravilla: Mariposa Relámpago . Grab your free ticket . Not yet a +1 Teen Member, find...
  • map with various colors created by Lily Xie with residents of Chinatown
    June 8, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    CALLING ALL ICA TEENS ALUMS! Join us for a communal dinner plus a hands-on workshop on creating art grounded in a community that can shape the future. Throughout the night we will showcase a video made especially for us by local artist Lily Xie. She is a Chinese-American artist and educator whose...
  • Spring Showcase promo_by Lauren Miller_smaller.jpg
    May 26, 2023 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Please join us for live music performances, film screenings, and exhibitions of photography by ICA Teens! AMP: Music Production (Music) Fast Forward (Film) Special Focus and Photo Collective (Photography) Grab your free ticket
  • Teen Night
    April 29, 2023 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
    Join us, Teen Arts Council, at Teen Night! We were inspired by the exhibitions New on View and Taylor Davis Selects: Invisible Ground of Sympathy to create happenings that bring people together to connect, have fun, groove together, and celebrate movement in all its forms. Dress up in your...
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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 Gallery Experience 6:30 Open Mic Interested...
  • 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...
  • opening_Laurenmiller
    January 27, 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...