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Teen Art Collective
Group of Gen Z at table making collages

About Teen Art Collective

MCASD invites 11th and 12th grade students from San Diego to join our teen program, Teen Art Collective (TAC). This is an opportunity for teens to meet for a year and learn about contemporary art, explore art collections, meet artists and art professionals, create art, and plan a museum exhibition.

Current cycle: September 2023 through May 2024

Weekly meetings every second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 5-7PM (with some exceptions) at both the La Jolla and Downtown locations

Led by museum educators, TAC is an opportunity for teens to:

  • Get lessons on art history with an emphasis on contemporary art 
  • Receive mentorship with Museum staff and local art professionals
  • Enjoy hands-on creation 
  • Have fun at the end-of-year teen night exhibition and programming planned by teens
  • Development a portfolio and documentation

Apply for FREE today.

Application deadline: August 25, 2023

To find out more about TAC, contact the Education Department at