SummerFraming the Phrase: Creative Writing in the Galleries
Reading: August 13, 2015, 5:30–7 pm
For teens in grades 9–12.
Teens explore modern and contemporary art and respond to works featured in the museum’s summer exhibitions through in-depth group conversations, sketching, and creative writing facilitated by a professional writer and educator.
The program takes place on August 3–6 and August 10–13, and concludes on August 15 with a reading for family and friends. Grades 9–12.
Download the application (PDF). Applications are due by June 12.
Year-roundTeen Volunteers at the Guggenheim
We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and articulate high school students to volunteer on weekends. Guggenheim Teen Volunteers assist adult staff and volunteers in our weekend Family Programs. Assignments include being a liaison for families in the lobby at our Family Programs Kiosk and facilitating gallery activities in our Just Drop In! programs.
Being a Teen Volunteer is great for fulfilling community service requirements, resume-building, and college applications. Please send a resume and statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org. Write “Teen Volunteer” in the subject line.
Deadlines to Apply
Summer Corps (June, July, and August commitment): April 24
Academic Year (September through May commitment): July 24
SeasonallyTeen Nights at the Guggenheim
The Guggenheim invites teens to spend an evening exploring the exhibitions on view and enjoying music and refreshments. The most recent Teen Night was held in conjunction with Carrie Mae Weems’ weekend event, Carrie Mae Weems LIVE. Teens were invited to meet Weems' friend and fellow artist Carl Hancock Rux, followed by collaborative art making and refreshments.
Plan Your Visit
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Avenue
(at 89th Street)
New York, NY 10128-0173
Hours & Ticketing
See Plan Your Visit for more information on ticketing, including holiday hours.
Students and Seniors (65 years +) with valid ID $14
Children under 12 Free
Multimedia guides are free with admission.
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