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Teens

Teen Programs

A great place for teens to meet peers with similar interests, the Museum offers a range of programs for teens interested in art and scholarship.

Muses

Wed, Oct 3 and 17; Nov 7; Dec 5 and 19 at 4 PM

The Muses is a teen council that enjoys creative experiences and collaborates to help shape the Museum’s teen program offerings and more. Participation allows students to meet professional artists and peers, learn about working in an arts and cultural organization, and gain real-world experience in event-planning, outreach, and project management.

To learn how to represent your school and become part of the Muses, please contact Elisabeth Palmer at  epalmer@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4362.

In the Arts

Thu, Nov 29 at 6 PM

In partnership with Booker T. Washington Magnet High, the Museum Muses hosts this arts-related career night for River Region teens. Professionals from community arts organizations and creative businesses showcase their work and answer questions about their education and career paths.

For more information about this and other teen events, or if you would like to volunteer to share your career in the arts with teens, please contact Elisabeth Palmer at epalmer@mmfa.org.

Poetry of Glass

Wed, Dec 5 at 4 PM

Poet Janelle Green of Auburn University will lead a creative writing workshop for teens. Participants will compose illustrated verse in response to Lino Tagliapietra’s swirling glass creations.

To register, please contact Elisabeth Palmer at epalmer@mmfa.org.

An Expressive Evening

Thu, Jan 24 at 6 PM

Save the Date: Enjoy a free evening of teen creativity at the Museum! Each year the Muses, the Museum’s teen council, organizes and hosts a tableau of artistic expression presented by local students. Past acts have included poetry, vocal, and instrumental performances.

A.P. Art History

A.P. Art History meets weekday mornings. The curriculum addresses world cultures, ways in which artistic tastes, styles, and technologies have changed through the ages, political and religious messages behind works of art, and space and meanings in architecture. Students learn to identify works of art by artist or period, to analyze individual works of art in depth, to compare and contrast art from different cultures and time periods, and to examine influences in art. The course is free and offered for academically motivated students in grades 10 through 12 from all schools and the homeschool community.

Download Application for the 2018–2019 School Year

For more information about the 2018/19 course, please contact Alice Novak at anovak@mmfa.org or call 334.625.4361.

Sponsor

BBVA Compass Foundation

Studio Classes

Studio Classes at the Museum cover a wide range of artistic techniques and media. Click here for more information on current classes and pricing.