Teen Arts Week, now in its second year and founded by 92Y Teen Producers, is NYC's only citywide celebration of the arts for teens with FREE cultural events for NYC youth in all five boroughs. Dozens of leading arts organizations offer classes, performances, music jams, poetry slams, art-making, films, career workshops, and more.
92Y honors 5 teenagers, one from each borough, with the inaugural Teen Arts Week Citizen-Artist Award for making significant contributions to their local community through the arts: Maryangel Hernandez (Brooklyn), Naima Ryan (Queens), Emerald Lloyd (The Bronx), Marcel Bryant (Staten Island), and Javy Polanco (Manhattan).
The event features performances by acclaimed dance company Urban Bush Women and Highbridge Voices Youth Choir with remarks by Ava Lehrer, Director of 92Y's Center for Arts Learning & Leadership, and Seth Pinsky, 92Y's CEO.
92Y needs your help
Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to COVID-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community.
Donate between now and October 31 and your gift will be matched dollar for dollar by a group of 92Y board members—going twice as far in supporting 92Y at this critical time. Thank you for anything you can do to help.