The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Teen Programs

Upcoming Teen Summer Events

All listed programs are FREE and teen only.


Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, October 21, 2022
Lens 2 | 6:30p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Our annual Halloween Open Mic Night! Plenty of candy, a costume contest, and performances! 


Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, December 2, 2022
Lens 2
| 6:30PM – 8:00PM

A cozy winter themed Open Mic Night! Hot drinks and snacks provided! 


Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, February 3, 2023
Lens 2 | 6:30PM – 8:00PM  

Disco night! Lots of lights, music, and performances! 


Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, April 21, 2023
Lens | 2 6:30PM-8:00PM

Spring is in the air and it’s our final Open Mic Night of the school year! 


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Teen Council

The Teen Council is composed of a diverse group of students representing different schools in Kansas City. Their mission is to increase and diversify teen involvement at the Nelson-Atkins by planning and marketing events and programs for teens. Applications for Teen Council are open every August


2023 Council

Teen Guide

The Teen Guide program is a paid summer job experience for local teens. Teen Guides provide interactive tours of the Donald J. Hall


Sculpture Park and the Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. 

Applications for the Teen Guide program are open every April. 

If you’re an organization interested in signing up your group (minimum of 15) for a FREE K-6 Teen Guide led tours over the summer, please submit your request here. 

 For more information on Teen Programs at the museum, email 


Email for more information.