The Youth Council has planned a year of exciting programs just for teens.

Teen Music & Arts Festival

June 8, 2019, 7-10p

Join teens from all over the Tampa Bay community for a night of music and art! The night will feature a Silent Disco, a fast paced Art Battle, drawing in the galleries, button making, art making, a photo wall, food, and more. And it’s FREE!


RSVP today!

Instagram Featured Artist

The Youth Council selects one teen artist to promote on our Instagram each month. All mediums and genres are welcome! High school students can submit artwork through our DMs for a chance to be a featured artist at @TMAYouth. Follow us on Instagram to learn about a new artist each month.

August 2018 Featured Artist: Alexandra P., Grade 11, Tampa Prep HS. Hidden Truth, digital drawing.

Open Mic Night

April 26, 2019, 6p

The TMA Youth Council and the FMoPA Teen Council are joining forces to celebrate National Poetry Month with an Open Mic night for all performers!

High school poets, writers, essayists, performers, and change makers are invited to share their work at Open Mic Night. There are no winners, no losers, no prizes, nor runners-up, just support and snaps from your peers.

This event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided. Performers are required to register to reserve their mic time. Performer registration is open now!

Performers Register Here 

RSVP to Attend Here

TMA Youth Council’s Third Annual Student Exhibition

Voice: A For Freedoms Exhibition

The TMA Youth Council’s Third Annual Student Exhibition invites local high school students to showcase their artistic talents and develop an appreciation for art while having the opportunity to participate in the local art community.

Get the YC 2018 Student Exhibition Catalog

Young Directors’ Film Festival

Enjoy the best of Tampa Bay high school cinema at the Tampa Museum of Art! Teens shared their films then took part in a new Q&A session with Festival Judges. Also new, hear from Film Tampa Bay Film Commissioner, Tyler Martinolich. The Festival was filmed and is available as part of the Tampa Bay Arts & Education Network’s Filmmaker Spotlight series.

Watch the Film Festival Here


Teen programs are planned and presented by teens, for teens by the Tampa Museum of Art Youth Council.