TILT Institute for the Contemporary Image

Youth Outreach

TILT Institute believes in giving direct voice and agency to Philadelphia’s youth, empowering them to tell their own stories and share their unique lived experiences through the power of image-making.  

Through photography, visual literacy, and arts education, young people can discover new ways of thinking (or understanding the world) both critically and creatively. In a digital world where images communicate as much as words, these skills are essential now more than ever.

TILT’s youth education programs are unique in their ability to: