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What happens when teens throw an event in a contemporary art museum? Or organize an exhibition? 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 our gallery, create with artists, and more!

Past Events

Flyer reading "TAC presents Fairly Odd Summer" and "Double the fun for a missed summer" in bright bold lettering against graphic of a blue gradient sky with clouds and stars.
Wed, Aug 11, 2021, 6–9 PM

Teen Night: Fairly Odd Summer

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… more

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A large theater with studio lights and a performer in the center
Fri, Aug 6, 2021, 6–7 PM

Open Mic for Teens Take The Met

Join Teen Arts Council for a Virtual Open Mic featuring amazing teen performers and makers showcasing their talents. This event is part of Global, Virtual Teens Take The Met! Learn more

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Thu, Apr 29, 2021, 6–8 PM

Virtual Teen Night

Join Teen Arts Council for an unforgettable Virtual Teen Night featuring amazing Boston-based artists, a live cooking demo, an upcycling fashion workshop, and more. The first 200 teens to grab their ticket will receive free art kits. *When you register… more

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Fri, Nov 20, 2020, 6–9 PM

Virtual Teen Night

“Our earth is only one polka dot among a million stars in the cosmos. Polka dots are a way to infinity. When we obliterate nature and our bodies with polka dots, we become part of the unity… more

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An illustration of a pink being floating in a purple cloud on their laptop, with the words "Cyberphoria" written in a stylized typography to resemble a digital grid.
Thu, Aug 13, 2020, 6–8:30 PM

Virtual Teen Night: Cyberphoria

Join the ICA Teen Arts Council—15 students from Boston-area high schools—for an unforgettable Virtual Teen Night! Organized by teens for teens, this online event features art-making activities, youth performances, and a dance party. Event schedule Teen Arts… more

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A screenshot of a Zoom meeting with ICA teens and educators
Tue, Jun 16, 2020
Wed, Jun 17, 2020
Thu, Jun 18, 2020
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Virtual Teen Week: A Celebration of Unity & Community

We invite all teens to tune in for a week of creativity, celebration, art-making, and open connection as we continue to together navigate this pandemic and tackle racism, inequity, injustice, and police brutality. Let’s create an intentional… more

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A split image of a young person with headphones on as they looking down at a soundboard on the left, and a man with a baseball cap pressing buttons on a soundboard on the right..
Sun, Jun 14, 2020, 3:30–4:30 PM

Sunday Brunch Jams: DJ YVNG PAVL featuring ICA Teens DJ Collective

Welcome back to Instagram. Sign in to check out what your friends, family & interests have been capturing & sharing around the world. Join us for a special (free for all) Sunday Brunch Jams on Instagram Live! Boston-based YVNG PAVL,… more

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Teen Convening 2015
Sat, Mar 7, 2020, 11 AM–1 PM

The Current: Keeping Your Head Above Water

Organized and hosted by the ICA Teen Arts Council—15 students from Boston-area high schools—this event brings together youth from across the city to reflect, discuss, and create. This session will explore the intersection of current issues and… more

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Sun, Dec 1, 2019, 2–3 PM

…first in thought, then in action:
Teens Perform

Join us for an afternoon of musical performances by East Boston teens. The event is produced byICA teens in collaboration with ZUMIX, an East Boston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to building community through music and creative technology. …first… more

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