Youth Art Connection 2019 Application
General information:

Program Location:
American Folk Art Museum Collections and Education Center
47-29 32nd Place, Long Island City, NY
via subway: 7 train to 33rd St.

Program Dates & Times: July 10—August 21, 2019
Wednesdays, 11am—4pm

July 10
July 17
July 24
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21

About: Youth Art Connection is a 7-session museum program for high school students (10th through 12th grades preferred) living or going to school in Queens, NY who are interested in learning about art and museums. YAC participants will explore folk and self-taught art through hands-on art making, field trips to the American Folk Art Museum and other museums and galleries, and discussions on art.

What are the advantages of participating in YAC?

- Behind the scenes access to the American Folk Art Museum's exhibitions and collections
- Special field trips to NYC art galleries, museums, and arts organizations
- Create artwork inspired by your experiences
- Learn about careers in the arts by interacting with museum professionals
- Connect with other creative teens

Participation is FREE and includes a MetroCard for getting to and from YAC. A simple lunch will be provided (sandwich-making ingredients, chips, a piece of fruit and a drink). Students are welcome to bring their own lunch.

Questions? Contact Natalie Beall, Education Specialist: nbeall@folkartmuseum.org or 917-651-8024

Deadline for applications: Friday, May 31, 2019

The American Folk Art Museum is the premier institution devoted to the creative expressions of self-taught artists, past and present.

Program Webpage: http://folkartmuseum.org/resources/youth-art-connection/
Museum Webpage: http://folkartmuseum.org/
Museum Instagram: @afamuseum
Museum Twitter: @FolkArtMuseum
Museum Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanFolkArtMuseum/

Email address *
Student name *
Student birth date (MM/DD/YYYY) *
Student Address *
Student mobile phone number *
I am a rising: *
Name of high school *
Why do you want to participate in the Youth Art Connection program at the American Folk Art Museum? *
Can you commit to attending each session of the program? See the top of this form for all dates. *
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If you checked "No" above, please list any dates you will be absent
What are some of your hobbies and interests? *
Where do you imagine yourself in 10 years? *
By checking the box below, I agree to: 1) Attend all sessions of the Youth Art Connection Program, except in the case of planned absence approved by instructor, illness or emergency. 2) Behave and dress in a responsible fashion and follow the same rules and regulations as museum staff and volunteers which includes deodorant, clean clothes, and no verbal or written profanity. 3) Support and encourage my peers in learning about folk art and the museum 4) Call, text, or email Natalie Beall if I will miss a session due to illness or emergency 5) Participate in all group activities *
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