TAC Amazing Race, Fall 2017
TAC Amazing Race, Fall 2017



The Saint Louis Art Museum Teen Arts Council (TAC) is built upon the philosophy that teens are integral in the design and implementation of teen programs at the Saint Louis Art Museum. The mission of SLAM's Teen Arts Council is to be an active, creative, and influential voice in the Museum.


TAC members are exposed to many facets of the Museum including our collection and exhibitions. TAC members inform teen programming at the Museum in order to build a greater teen audience at the Saint Louis Art Museum. In addition to planning the annual Young Artists Exhibition, TAC members receive behind-the-scenes Museum experiences, participate in arts workshops, and take field trips to local arts organizations.

Join us at our next event!

Open Studio: Print Shop

Friday, November 16, 6-8 pm

Education Center


Teens are invited to a drop-in, printmaking workshop to celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Graphic Revolution. All supplies are provided and no art experience is required—everyone is welcome! This program is hosted by the Museum’s Teen Arts Council. 

Want to join the Teen Arts Council?

Teen Arts Council meets every other week after school from September through May. To apply for TAC, teens must be in good academic standing and between the ages of 14 to 18 years old. 

What's required?

Members begin regular meetings each fall and close the year by hosting a juried teen art exhibition in late May. As the yearly cycle ends, helping to nominate the next group and planning activities for the coming year will be an important task. Future members will begin in September and remain active until the end of each school year. TAC membership may be renewed based on performance during the previous year.

  • TAC meets twice a month from 4:00-6:00pm (subject to change)
  • Occasional Friday and Saturdays are required beyond regular meeting times
  • TAC members are expected to follow the rules and guidelines of the program, participate in bi-monthly meetings and special programs, fulfill individual and group responsibilities, and develop and promote teen-centered events at SLAM.


 Applications for the 2019-2020 school year will open in the spring of 2019.


For more information on Teen Arts Council or to send recommendations, contact: teens@slam.org