NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s yearlong Teen Internship Program provides high school youth a space to explore the arts and develop their creative voice. Over the summer, Teen Interns participate in five weeks of training, learning and assisting the Fine Arts Fundamentals camp, followed by a three-week intensive, featuring museum career exploration, community outreach, engagement with other cultural institutions and art workshops. During the school year, Teen Interns meet monthly to further develop their artistic practice through artist workshops, curation of a teen exhibition and assisting with Museum programming.

Teen Interns receive a stipend of $1000 for the 8-week summer program and $50 per meeting during the school year.

  • Are you interested in visual arts?

  • Are you eager to learn about artists and new art-making techniques?

  • Do you want to engage in critical conversations about art, interpretation and social justice?

  • Are you curious as to what goes on in an art museum?




The applicant must be:
A student in an Orleans or Jefferson Parish public school
A student currently in the 9th, 10th, or 11th grade
A student interested in the arts, education, and/or working with children



Teen Interns will receive a stipend of $1,000 for the 8-week summer program.
During the school year, Teen Interns will attend one, four-hour meeting per month and receive a stipend of $50 per meeting. Participants are expected to attend all meetings.



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