Located at 100 Pier 4 Blvd, Seaport Studio encompasses the Teen Gallery, featuring artwork by Boston-area youth and two dedicated spaces just for youth programs; the Paul and Phyllis Fireman Family Digital Studio, part of the Charles and Fran Rodgers Education Center; and a meeting space for a range of ICA Teen Programs. 

Currently on view in the Teen Gallery is Pinpoint Boston, an exhibition of work created by Urbano Youth Artists in Residence. The work in this exhibition was created during a 2021 residency led by artist Yuko Okabe that focused on illustration, storytelling, community, equity, and belonging. Teens considered how they can use illustration as a mindful method of observation and imagination to envision healthy and accessible public spaces in their communities.

This exhibition was organized by the ICA’s Teen Exhibitions Program, a group of creative teens that work together to plan, organize, and install artwork in the ICA Teen Gallery. Pinpoint Boston  is on view through June 2.
 

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Open Tue–Thu, 2–5 PM 

The Gallery is also available for viewing by appointment. Please contact teens@icaboston.org

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Open to Teen New Media Course participants 

Ranging from one-day intensives to multi-session or multi-week classes, Teen New Media Courses help teens develop new technology- and media-based skills such as digital photography, music production, and film while working with teaching and guest artists. The approximately 20 courses on offer, serving upwards of 250 students annually, take place after school, on weekends, and during school vacations.  All Teen New Media Courses are offered at no cost to the participant. Boston Public School students may also qualify to participate in the BPS Credit-Bearing Initiative. The yearlong, advanced film program Fast Forward, a hallmark of ICA Teen Programs for more than 20 years, also takes place in this space. 

Seaport Studio is a new addition to the ICA’s Boston Harbor Campus, comprising the museum and the ICA Watershed. The Watershed is open every summer in East Boston. 

 

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 Numbers MA-10-19-0390-19 and MA-249731-OMS-21.   

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Additional support is provided by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation; the Rowland Foundation, Inc.; The Corkin Family; the Rosalie Thorne McKenna Foundation; the Mabel Louise Riley Foundation; Vertex; the Cabot Family Charitable Trust; the William E. Schrafft and Bertha E. Schrafft Charitable Trust; The Willow Tree Fund; the Nathaniel Saltonstall Arts Fund; the Mass Cultural Council; the Robert Lehman Foundation; the Andree LeBoeuf Foundation; MFS Investment Management; and BPS Arts Expansion Fund at EdVestors.   

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