Illustration by 2021-2022 Youth Council President, Johanna Kunz.

The Tampa Museum of Art invites you to an information session introducing Tampa Bay teens to the reorganized Youth Council. Join us to learn more about the program and how your teen can be a part of creating teen programming at the Museum! Teens participating in TMA Youth Council are part of a team of high school students dedicated to the arts, education, and community. Participants also get to earn money, gain work experience, and learn about museum careers.

The information session is open to all Tampa Bay area teens who will be attending high school during the 2024-25 school year. TMA will only accept applications from students entering 11th and 12th grade, but all are welcome to learn about the Youth Council!

This free virtual introduction to the Youth Council takes place on Saturday, April 13, from 10:00 – 11:00 am.

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The TMA Youth Council works year-round, with an extensive five-week summer session and meetings every week during the school year to plan programs targeted toward other teens in the Tampa Bay area. The Youth Council learns about careers in the museum field and works with TMA personnel to accomplish their events. The first Youth Council was established in 2016 with 12 Hillsborough County high schoolers.

Applications are now open. The Tampa Museum of Art’s Youth Council is currently accepting applications for the 2024–25 school year! Applicants must be entering 11th or 12th grade in the 2024–25 school year. 

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April 13: Information Session
April 30: Deadline to apply 
May 11–14: Applicant Interviews 
June 9: Youth Council Orientation

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