Teen BMA

Teen BMA is a volunteer group at the Birmingham Museum of Art that gives high school students exclusive access to Museum staff and operations, opportunities to learn from artists and other arts professionals, and hands-on volunteer experience.

During the school year, teens will have the opportunity to assist in gallery interpretation, Bart’s ArtVenture, studio art classes, community outreach, museum festivals, and other events.

Perks for Teen BMA members:

  • Meet other high school students who are interested in art from all over Birmingham
  • Work with professional artists, curators, and other Museum professionals
  • Learn about careers in the arts
  • Enhance your college application and resumé
  • Visit other museums and arts organizations
  • Receive a free membership to the Museum
  • Give back to your community and Museum

Requirements for Teen BMA members:

  • Students must be in 9th through 12th grade
  • Students must have an interest in learning about art
  • Attend a weekend orientation
  • Attend monthly program meetings on Monday evenings
  • Volunteer three hours per month (minimum)
  • Help with the annual Teen BMA project

Applications for the 2018-2019 school year have closed. Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are due May 31, 2019. For more information, please contact Lindsey Hammel, Manager of Volunteer and Visitor Services, at lhammel@artsbma.org.

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Current Teen BMA Members: Volunteer Information Center