Telfair is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic high school students to become a part of our museum. The council is a leadership program that consists of 10-20 hardworking, creative teenagers who want to engage with art in their community. If this sounds like you, fill out an application and submit it today! Please scroll down for more information.
What is the Telfair Teen Arts Council?
- The Telfair Teen Arts Council is a group of 10-20 high school students who represent teens at the museum.
- Members develop creative programming and coordinate community events.
- Meetings take place one or two afternoons per month during the school year, or as needed.
What are the goals of the Teen Arts Council?
- Plan, support, and promote teen initiatives at the Telfair and within the community.
- Design and execute one project, targeted at teens, that will be made available to the museum’s audience at large (past projects have included audio guides, gallery guides, curated exhibitions, etc.).
- Attend and participate in lectures, group discussions, artist workshops and leadership training.
- Serve as volunteers assisting with museum classes, public events and community programs.
- Explore the professional roles and functions of various museum departments.
Who should apply?
We’re looking for teens who:
- Will be in high school during the 2023-2024 school year.
- Are interested in being part of Telfair Museums.
- Are highly motivated and passionate about art and developing community projects.
- Are able to commit to attending meetings during the school year and assisting with occasional events.
Join the Telfair Teen Arts Council!
Telfair is looking for dedicated, enthusiastic high school students to become a part of our museum. The council is a leadership program that consists of 10-20 hardworking, creative teenagers who want to engage with art in their community. If this sounds like you, fill out an application.
Those selected for the Teen Arts Council will commit to regularly attending meetings during the school year. Members will also assist in conducting special events at the museum. Each member will enjoy a complimentary student membership and gain a behind-the-scenes understanding of how museums operate. The program will enhance students’ foundational knowledge of art history, museum work, and creative careers through workshops, lectures, and discussions with staff and artists.
Applicants must be enrolled in high school. Applications are accepted based on merit, including writing abilities, and completeness of application. Applications must be complete to be considered.
Contact Rachel Stayer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 912.790.8821 for more information.
- Completed application (with supplemental pages for question responses, if needed)
- Images of one to five recent artworks made by the student (optional).
Be sure you have included all items when submitting your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Send completed applications to:
ATTN Rachel Stayer – TAC Application
207 W. York St.
Savannah, GA 31401
Or send all items electronically to Rachel Stayer at email@example.com with the subject line ‘TAC application’
Teen Council is sponsored by St. Joseph’s/Candler.
Open Call for Young Video Artists
Telfair Museums’ Teen Arts Council is inviting all local students grade K-12 to submit ONE digital video entry for a chance to be featured in an exhibition at the Jepson Center. Entry examples include trailers, digital animations, silent film, stop motion, documentaries, skits, commercials, music videos, video game creations, tutorials and more.
Submission Deadline: Sunday, April 7, 2024
Video Entry Requirements:
– Must be an original creation.
– Must be 3 minutes or shorter.
– Must be family friendly, TV-PG.
– Video file must be .MP4 format.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rachel Stayer, Outreach Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 912.790.8805.
Teen Arts Council Video Screening
Saturday, May 11 @ 3-5pm
Jepson Center, Neises Auditorium
Telfair’s Teen Arts Council will be hosting a film and video exhibition featuring artist submissions by local students grade K-12. This opening program features a special presentation screening with participating artist speakers.
This event is free admission for artists, family members, and guests to attend.
Exhibition title and runtime is TBD.