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Youth Art Connection Program

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July 12, 2017 through August 23, 2017


American Folk Art Museum Collections and Education Center

Long Island City



Youth Art Connection Program at American Folk Art Museum Collections and Education Center

Event description: The YAC program takes place at the American Folk Art Museum’s newly opened Collections and Education Center in Long Island City, Queens, and welcomes applications from rising 10th through 12th grade students residing or attending school in Queens. Participating students will explore folk and self-taught art and learn about careers in the arts through a variety of engaging activities. YAC participants will view and discuss the museum’s current exhibitions, create art inspired by the collection, go behind the scenes at the Collections and Education Center, and visit New York City galleries, museums, and arts organizations. Participation is free and includes a MetroCard, snack and art supplies.

Address: 47-29 32nd Place
Long Island City, NY 11101
Phone: 212-595-9533 ext. 383