Program Location:American Folk Art Museum Collections and Education Center47-29 32nd Place, Long Island City, NYvia subway: 7 train to 33rd St.
Program Dates & Times: July 10—August 21, 2019Wednesdays, 11am—4pm
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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: email@example.com 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.
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