We offer a variety of teen programs and workshops through the year! Check back often to see updated opportunities!
Teen Memes With MIMI : Intro to gif animation
With Mimi chrzanowski
Date: Saturday October 6, 2018
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PM
Cost: $ 25 Member/ $ 27 Non-Member
Ages: 12 – 16
Hey teens! Do you love to draw but wish you could make those still images move? No problem – let’s learn to make animated GIFs together! Join one of the Museum’s exhibiting artist, Mimi Chrzanowski, and learn how to take your original pen and ink drawings and edit, digitize, and animate them in Photoshop. You’ll finish class with at least one animated GIF ready to share and the skills to make countless more!
Teen Arts Council
The application deadline for 2018 has passed. Please check back in September 2018 for the application for 2019.
The program runs from October to August
The Teen Arts Council (TAC) is based on the idea of Choice = Voice. The program pays qualified teen applicants to spearhead a series of community outreach nights with the museum. This opportunity lets teens make and strengthen connections with their community through art and also teaches them important collaborative skills that are crucial for long-term professional development.
Teen Artist Internship Program
The teen artist internship will begin accepting applications September 1, 2018.
Click HERE to download the 2018/2019 schedule.
To apply for the Teen Artist Internship Program make sure to fill out the Student Application, the Parental Consent Form, and the Teacher Recommendation form. Incomplete forms will not be considered.. Return completed forms to the Museum, or email completed forms to [email protected] Click on the links below to download copies of the forms:
This program runs from January to May.
The Teen Artist Internship Program (TAIP) is an exciting opportunity that pairs high school students with an established local artist. This allows the teens to work with a creative mentor in an actual studio while creating a collaborative piece. At the end of the internship, the artists and teens get the opportunity to exhibit the work that they’ve made at the New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!.
We are looking for local artists who would enjoy the opportunity to share their studio space and mentor a young person with a passion for the arts. If you’d like to be considered, please download, fill out and return all of the application materials linked below.
New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks! reaches out to the following communities and beyond to engage a diverse audience, offer exemplary educational programming and provide a vibrant center for the arts: New Bedford, Marion, Mattapoisett, Dartmouth, Westport, Rochester, Wareham, Acushnet, Freetown, Berkley, Swansea, Fall River, Middleborough, Bristol, Newport and Providence.