Upcoming Teen Summer Events
Teen Open Mic Night
Friday, May 27, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. | Lens 2
The final Open Mic Night of the school year! To celebrate the summer break we’re going beach party, with FREE mocktails, snacks, and a summer playlist. Come to perform or just watch the show.
Teen Chalk Art Festival
Saturday, June 25, 2022 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. | North Plaza Drive
Teens gather to create chalk drawings on the north driveway inspired by artwork from the museum’s collection.
Artists must pre-register here to reserve their artwork space on the drive. Participants must be between 13-19 years old. All art supplies and refreshments provided.
Teen Summer Dance
Friday, July 22, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.–8:45 p.m. | Kirkwood Hall
American Art Deco: Designing for the People, 1918-1939 exhibition opens this month and we’re celebrating with a FREE Art Deco themed dance!
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 in August every year.
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@example.com
Photography Scholars Program
The Photography Scholars Program provides high school students with a unique opportunity to engage in the study of photography through an intensive 8-week workshop.
Photography Scholars applications are open in the fall.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.