The Summit: for Teens

The Summit: for Teens

The Summit: for Teens

The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Arts (MASS MoCA) and the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) , along with the Northern Berkshire Community Coalition (NBCC) are holding The Summit, from 4 to 9 on Friday, November 15, to bring together artists, MCLA students, museum staff and teens for an action-packed, fun-filled event to envision youth arts programming. Twenty-five youths from the  northern Berkshires, ages 13 to 19, are sought to participate in the five-hour summit, where they will engage in creating art, connect with other teens and artists, and brainstorm possible visual and performing arts programs with college students and museum staff. Dinner,  giveaways and art supplies will be provided. MCLA Arts Management students will help to plan the event and serve as mentors. The Summit aims to develop future arts programs and establish a gallery and studio/workshop space dedicated to teens.

If you are a teen who wants to share your thoughts and help develop a creative  solutions, we invite you to participate. Contact MASS MoCA’s Education Department at 413-664-4481, extension 8131, or email Shannon Toye, Manager of School and Partnership Programs at [email protected]


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