The SLAM Teen Arts Council (STAC) is built upon the philosophy that teens themselves should be play an integral role in the design and implementation of teen programming at the Saint Louis Art Museum. Through a variety of classes and workshops both at the Museum and in the community, STAC aims to inspire teens to become leaders, artists, arts administrators, educators and lifelong patrons of the arts.

The mission of SLAM's Teen Arts Council is to be an active and influential voice in both the Saint Louis Art Museum and in the greater Saint Louis Community. By creating partnerships with local businesses and organizations council members are exposed to St. Louis’ arts community, area entrepreneurs and artists.

In addition to classes and workshops, STAC plans social and public events to cultivate a greater teen audience at SLAM.

SLAM Teen Arts Council meets one Wednesday a month from late August 2013 through early May 2014. The council meets from 4:30 to 6:00p.m. at the Saint Louis Art Museum’s Education Center. Teen Arts Council Members plan six to eight educational programs each school year. These programs are open to all teens (even non-members). Programs are typically on Fridays or Saturday afternoons, times and locations are posted on the web in advance, contact Kimberly.Jacobs@slam.org to sign up or for more information about special events!

To apply for STAC teens must be in good academic standing and between the ages of 14 to 18 years old.

Youth Arts Exhibition Letter
Youth Arts Exhibition Application

Event

2nd Annual Young Artists' Exhibition
Presented by the Saint Louis Art Museum Teen Arts Council

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2014
Show Dates: May 20-31, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, May 23, 2014

What do First Impressions mean to you? How do you interpret First Impressions? The SLAM Teen Arts Council invites submissions from individual artists and performers in grades 8 through 12. Each student may submit a maximum of two works on the topic of First Impressions.

For submission guidelines and an application, email bearden.fellow@slam.org or all 314.655.5373

First Annual Young Artists' Exhibition

The 2013 Young Artists’ Exhibition was organized and presented by the Saint Louis Art Museum Teen Arts Council. This exhibition featured the work of area teen artists and was on display for two weeks at the Tavern of Fine Arts. We showcased artwork from St. Louis area students in grades eight through twelve. 

For more information, click here.

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