Art Start: See Me Because Vol 8, NYC

Starrett-Lehigh Building
601 W 26th St

Art Start, the award-winning creative youth program, is pleased to present the 8th iteration of its annual SEE ME BECAUSE multimedia exhibition at the Starrett-Lehigh Building’s W. 27th Street exhibition space in New York’s West Chelsea Arts District... more

Art Start, the award-winning creative youth program, is pleased to present the 8th iteration of its annual SEE ME BECAUSE multimedia exhibition at the Starrett-Lehigh Building’s W. 27th Street exhibition space in New York’s West Chelsea Arts District. The exhibition opens on Thursday, June 3rd and runs through Saturday, June 26th, 2021. The SEE ME BECAUSE exhibition is the culmination of the Art Start Portrait Project, a year-long project and platform for youth of color to establish their own narratives, explore the complexity of their identities, envision their futures, and express how they want to be seen by the world. The project is supported by world-class artists who collaborate with youth to bring their voices and visions to the public. The space at the historic Starrett-Lehigh building will be transformed into an immersive showcase to display the Art Start Portrait Project portraits, accompanying videos, and oral histories interviews from the past eight years. In addition, the exhibition will feature a robust programming including: -3-D installations by the Art Start Portrait Project participants -Live showcases by current and alumni Art Start Emerging Artists ... more

Art Start, the award-winning creative youth program, is pleased to present the 8th iteration of its annual SEE ME BECAUSE multimedia exhibition at the Starrett-Lehigh Building’s W. 27th Street exhibition space in New York’s West Chelsea Arts District. The exhibition opens on Thursday, June 3rd and runs through Saturday, June 26th, 2021.

The SEE ME BECAUSE exhibition is the culmination of the Art Start Portrait Project, a year-long project and platform for youth of color to establish their own narratives, explore the complexity of their identities, envision their futures, and express how they want to be seen by the world. The project is supported by world-class artists who collaborate with youth to bring their voices and visions to the public.

The space at the historic Starrett-Lehigh building will be transformed into an immersive showcase to display the Art Start Portrait Project portraits, accompanying videos, and oral histories interviews from the past eight years.

In addition, the exhibition will feature a robust programming including:

-3-D installations by the Art Start Portrait Project participants
-Live showcases by current and alumni Art Start Emerging Artists
-Public creative workshops led by Art Start and visiting teaching artists, and industry partners.


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Art Start: See Me Because Vol 8, NYC

Wed, June 23
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Thu, June 24
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Fri, June 25
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Sat, June 26
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Starrett-Lehigh Building

601 W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
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Schedule

June 23, Wednesday 2:00PM
June 24, Thursday 2:00PM
June 25, Friday 2:00PM
June 26, Saturday 2:00PM
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