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Dia Teens

Four young people stand in front of a scrim that divides the room in half.

Robert Irwin, Full Room Skylight – Scrim V – Dia Beacon, 1972/2022. Installation view, Dia Beacon, New York, 2022. © Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Don Stahl

Dia Teens is an intensive program that elevates the voices, ideas, and contributions of youth at Dia, while emphasizing collective agency, critical thinking, and choice. Working with an artist collaborator, this program invites flexible thinkers to make ambitious ideas actionable.

Dia Beacon
Applications are reviewed twice annually. For more information or to receive updates, email

Dia Chelsea
Dia Teens is currently accepting applications for its 2024–25 program in New York, which starts in July. Preference is given to high school students who can participate in the program for at least one full year (summer 2024 and the following school year). Please review the program description and eligibility requirement and submit your application by filling out our online form or emailing a PDF of the completed form no later than Friday, May 17, 2024. For more information, email

Dia Art Foundation requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for all applicants planning to join us for the 2024–25 program, unless an exemption is approved.

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