The Gallery Collection's 12th Annual Greeting Card Competition

The Gallery Collection's 12th Annual Greeting Card Competition

Students 14 years or older currently enrolled in high school, community school, college, or homeschooled are eligible to enter. Students need to submit an original photo, artwork or computer graphics for the front of a greeting card. Deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2019.

High School to Art School

High School to Art School

The High School to Art School program (HS2AS) is a free visual arts portfolio development program that provides qualified high school sophomores, juniors and seniors with the art skills training, mentorship, essay writing techniques, college application assistance and financial aid planning necessary to gain acceptance into competitive art colleges.

Vans Custom Culture 2019 High School Shoe Customization Contest

 Vans Custom Culture 2019 High School Shoe Customization Contest

Vans Custom Culture Contest is a national high school customization competition using blank Vans shoes to be customized around specific themes.
 Grand Prize winner receives $75,000 for their school’s art program.

Registration is open January 2nd - January 31st, 2019.

Carnegie Hall Future Music Project

Carnegie Hall Future Music Project

Every Saturday, Oct.-June, NYC teens can drop-in for free programming at Carnegie Hall. Play music, meet musicians and listen to what others are working on.

Participate in a Public Art Project

Participate in a Public Art Project

Public Artist-in-Residence Tatyana Fazlalizadeh is capturing New Yorkers’ experiences with anti-Black racism and gender harassment through postcards for the series of art projects to be unveiled in the fall. Tell your story on a postcard at the following locations. Participation is completely anonymous. By submitting a postcard, you consent to participate in this art project.

Art Ready Program at Smack Mellon

Art Ready Program at Smack Mellon

Smack Mellon’s Art Ready program brings high school aged artists in 10th to 12th grades into the studios of NYC’s most innovative and inspiring cultural makers. The program is open to students attending NYC public high schools. 

Brooklyn Children's Theatre Apprenticeship Program

Brooklyn Children's Theatre Apprenticeship Program

The Brooklyn Children's Theatre Apprenticeship Program is open to students in grades 5-12.

Apprentices act as assistants to BCT teachers in our many BCT classes in Park Slope, Fort Greene, Greenpoint & Kensington.  This is an unpaid position, but provides young people with valuable experience with leadership and organizational skills.  (Students can also use this apprenticeship for community service credit if their school requires it.)

Arts Connection Teen Reviewers and Critics Program

Arts Connection Teen Reviewers and Critics Program

The Teen Reviewers and Critics (TRaC) Program is a FREE after-school opportunity for high school students to explore the arts in NYC. Participants spend ten weeks attending cutting-edge theater, dance and music performances; visiting artist studios, galleries, and museums; mastering NYC’s subway system; learning the art of discussion and critical writing; producing media content; and so much more!