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Weekend Workshop QueensGirl Be Heard Queens Fashion and Visual Arts Weekend Workshop

The Queens WorkshopWeekend Workshops Queens is a learning and creative space for fashion and visual artists who are passionate about leadership development, performance, and social justice.

If you are interested in storytelling through visual art, we are excited to offer this residency in Queens, the home of the notorious Five Pointz murals, Queens Museum and P.S.1. Guided by dynamic Teaching Artists, and working together with other participants as an ensemble, you will work on pieces using different mediums such as charcoal, paint, and sculpture.

Eligibility and Benefits

To be eligible for Weekend Workshop Manhattan, you must be:

  • A young woman or gender-expansive youth aged 15-21.
  • Based in NYC.
  • Available on one weekend day from October 2022 – June 2023.

No experience is necessary, but the desire to USE your performance and activist’s voice is a MUST.

Benefits Include:

  • Free snacks, Metrocards, and swag
  • A supportive community of mentors and peers
  • Technical training with experienced Teaching Artists to build artistic portfolio
  • Free entry to live professional NYC performances and events
  • Up to 90 hours of verified community service

Interested in joining but have questions?Schedule a meet and greet

A meet and greet is our opportunity to learn more about your artistic and social justice interests. We will also answer any questions about being an Artivist in the Weekend Workshop Manhattan residency.

Schedule a meet and greet

Please email gbhprograms@girlbeheard.org if you have yet to hear from a staff member in 48 hours.