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Anti-Prom 2018

Under the Sea

Friday, June 8 | 6:30–9:30 PM
The New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

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Anti-Prom provides an alternative, safe space regardless of your sexuality, gender identity, the way you dress, or any other reason. Come dance the night away at the Library and check out the Under the Sea-inspired fashions created by NYPL's teen designers.

Event Rules & Information

Student ID is required for entry to Anti-Prom. Only teens ages 12 to 18 will be admitted. All bags must be checked upon arrival. Doors close at 8 PM.

This event will be videotaped and photos will be taken. By attending, you agree any videos or photographs in which you appear may be used by the Library (on its website and on third-party websites).

"Promspired" Reads

 the only guide you'll ever need
Prom parade
21 proms
 style rebels from Cleopatra to Lady Gaga
A history of fashion
Why'd they wear that? : fashion as the mirror of history

Want more to read? Check out Stuff for the Teen Age where you'll find teen-tested lists of the best books, movies, and more.

Past Pics

Relive Anti-Proms of the past. And, hey, fashionistas! Our blog can help you to make a style statement that's all your own.

2016: Secret Garden | 2015: Fairy Tales | 2014: Punk Rock | 2013: Masquerade | 2012: Monster Prom | 2011: Superheroes