Teen BMA 2014

Teen BMA

Teen BMA provides art-minded teens with exclusive access to Museum staff and operations, opportunities to learn from professional artists, and hands-on volunteer experience. The yearlong program includes training on the collection, visitor interaction, and manning the Bart’s Art Cart art activities each weekend.

Want more information? Contact Kristen Greenwood at kpgreenwood@artsbma.org.

Support for Teen BMA is provided by the Mike and Gillian Goodrich Foundation.

Teen BMA Members

Please join us in welcoming Teen BMA members for the 2014-2015 school year:

Ayala Abrams
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Hannah Amidon
Hoover High School
Annie Brown
Jaylen Callins
Clay-Chalkville High School
*Lana Chen
Vestavia Hills High School
Jessica Elridge
Trussville High School
Lydia Gramstad
Jaila Gyce
Hueytown High School
Hadee El-Kattan
Vestavia Hills High School
*Kareem El-Kattan
Vestavia Hills High School
Thurston Hamby
*Lauryn Hill
The Altamont School
Jean Jiang
Hoover High School
*Lucy Jones
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Roma Karna
Vestavia Hills High School
*Hannah Kindervater
Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School
*Izzy Looney
Vestavia Hills High School
*Michelle Mandarino
Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School
Sadie Odom
Hayden High School
William Pankey
Mountain Brook High School
Carolina Phillips
Homewood High School
*Krystalyn Robinson
Alabama School of Fine Arts
*Lexie Rueve
Indian Springs
*Alexis Simmons
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Tayla Sims
Ramsay High School
Helena Urban
Alabama School of Fine Arts
*Miaya Webster
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Camille White
Nina Willis
Chelsea High School
Sarah Zhao
Alabama School of Fine Arts

* indicates returning member

Apply for Teen BMA

Find your muse at Teen BMA, the Museum’s exciting program for teens! Applications for Teen BMA are accepted year-round, but the deadline to apply for the 2015-2016 school year was June 30, 2015.

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Perks for Teen BMA members:

  • Be part of a creative venue in Birmingham
  • Meet students with similar interests from all over town
  • Meet and work with professional artists, writers, and performers
  • Benefit from peer reviews of your artistic talents
  • Enhance your resume
  • Get the inside scoop of the BMA

Requirements for Teen BMA members:

  • Teen BMA follows the school year (August-May)
  • Students must be in 9th grade or above beginning in August 2015
  • Attend a weekend orientation in August (date TBD)
  • Volunteer three hours per month (minimum) at Bart’s Art Cart (Saturdays)
  • Attend the program. Teen BMA meets on first and third Thursdays each month, 4:30-6:30pm.
  • Help plan one or two teen performance/exhibit venues per year
  • Volunteer for special events such as family days and other family-friendly events