In the Making is a free, experimental studio art program for NYC high school students. No previous art-making experience is necessary to apply. In the Making courses offer a wide range of art experiences led by contemporary artists—from large-scale sculpture to music production, printmaking, theme-based courses, performance, collaborative installations, digital media, and more. Each season ends with a Teen Art Show at MoMA PS1.


  • Cost: Free
  • Who: 13 – 19 year olds who are enrolled or enrolling in an NYC high school or GED/TASC program
  • When: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays at 10am – 1pm or 2 – 5pm, from July 9 – August 15
  • Where: MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
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How to Apply

Fill out the online application by June 9. You should also include one letter of recommendation written by a teacher, boss, or mentor. Letters can be mailed to:

MoMA Teen Programs
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019