This fall, the New Museum launches a nine-week, application-based Experimental Study Program for young people ages fifteen to twenty. The fall program offers 12 participants the chance to work closely with artists, engage in critical discussions around contemporary art and culture, and contribute directly to the New Museum Education Department’s ongoing commitment to social analysis and change.
G:Class Professional Development Seminar for Teachers
Join New Museum Assistant Curator Margot Norton and New Museum staff on Tuesday November 5, for a professional development seminar for high school teachers related to the exhibition “Chris Burden: Extreme Measures” (on view at the New Museum from October 2 through January 12).
The New Museum Teen Internship Program runs for six weeks each summer and offers work experience and exposure to contemporary art to local teens. In addition to artist-led workshops, trips, and career-development talks, teens get the chance to work alongside guards in the New Museum's galleries. While in the galleries this summer, intern Joyce Chen developed a deep connection to Llyn Foulkes' "Pop."
As part of the series of artist-led workshops offered to the summer 2013 New Museum Teen Interns, Charles Simonds spoke about his practice. Intern Pamela Stoicev was moved by the conversation, and shares her thoughts about Simonds' dedication to making art in public places.