Ten years ago, the ICA galvanized a movement for teen arts education with the first-ever annual Teen Convening, which brought together teens and museum educators to exchange and debate ideas. This year’s convening will delve into Museums and Social Justice.


10:30 – 10:45 AM | Welcome

10:45 – 11:15 AM | Performance by Teen Convening Artists Adobo-Fish-Sauce

11:15 – 11:45 AM | Presentations by teens from ICA/Boston, Walker Art Center, Milwaukee Art Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, & Contemporary Jewish Museum

11:45 AM – 12 PM | Break with coffee/tea and cookies

12 – 12:30 PM | Presentations by teens from Contemporary Jewish Museum, The Andy Warhol Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, & RISD Museum

12:30 – 2 PM | Lunch break (bring your own or visit lunch places in our neighborhood)

2 – 3 PM | Panel with Mariama White-Hammond, Ana Masacote, and Danny Rivera

3 – 4 PM | Breakout sessions to reflect and respond

4 – 4:30 PM | Conclusion and community announcements


Lead support for Teen Programs provided by Wagner Foundation.

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Teen Programs are made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Award Number MA-10-17-0447-17.

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Additional support is provided by the Rowland Foundation, Inc.; The Corkin Family; the William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust; The Willow Tree Fund; the Robert Lehman Foundation; the Deborah Munroe Noonan Memorial Fund, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee; the Plymouth Rock Foundation; the Jean Gaulin Foundation; and the Thomas Anthony Pappas Charitable Foundation, Inc.