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
Homeschool
Jaylen Callins
Clay-Chalkville High School
*Lana Chen
Vestavia Hills High School
Jessica Elridge
Trussville High School
Lydia Gramstad
Homeschool
Jaila Gyce
Hueytown High School
Hadee El-Kattan
Vestavia Hills High School
*Kareem El-Kattan
Vestavia Hills High School
Thurston Hamby
Homeschool
*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
Homeschool
Nina Willis
Chelsea High School
Sarah Zhao
Alabama School of Fine Arts

* indicates returning member

Teen BMA Event

Art on the Equinox
Saturday, March 21, 7-11pm

Teens (ages 14-18) are invited to join us for this FREE event featuring free food, scavenger hunts, an art activity (make your own laurel wreath!), and costume contest. For more information, click here.

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 is June 30, 2015.

Apply Now!

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