In the Making is a free, experimental studio art program for NYC high school students. No previous art-making experience is necessary to apply. Held every summer, In the Making courses offer a wide range of new, hands-on studio- and gallery-based experiences led by contemporary artists—from large-scale sculpture to music production, printmaking, theme-based courses, performance, collaborative installations, digital media, and more. Each season culminates with a Teen Art Show at the Museum.

Apply online. Applications will not be accepted after June 9.

Teens who have completed at least one season of In the Making are eligible to be nominated for the MoMA/MoMA PS1 Cross-Museum Collective program, which offers behind-the-scenes experiences at both of our institutional spaces. For inquiries about In the Making, please contact or call (212) 333-1252.

Volkswagen of America is proud to be MoMA’s lead partner of education.

Teen Programs are made possible by an endowment established by The Carroll and Milton Petrie Foundation. Additional support is provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc., of Houston and by the Annual Education Fund.

In the Making is made possible by an endowment established by Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman.