Art Museum gets grant for youth programs

The Museum of Contemporary Art learned today that it has been awarded $150,000 for new and expanded programs for teens and young adults.

The program called “Streaming Dialogue” will include events, videos of artists produced by teens, podcast audio tours, exhibitions, workshops and film projects. It will take place primarily at the museum’s downtown San Diego locations, according to a news release from the museum.

The museum is one of 154 recipients of the funds from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services’ Museums for America program. The awards are going to museums in 39 states.