The Missoula Art Museum is committed to providing a welcoming and open environment for artists of all ages. We offer two dedicated series for middle school and high school students. Both series are free and art-making materials are provided. Bring a friend! Click here to see all upcoming teen programs. 

Teen Art Project (TAP) 2023/2024

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MAM Teen Art Project (TAP) 2023/2024!

FREE! Art supplies and pizza provided.

REGISTRATION OPEN NOW! If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, enjoy making art, and are a creative thinker, this program is for you!

To register, email MAM Educator/Outreach Coordinator Janaína Vieira-Marques at janaina@missoulaartmuseum.org.

UP NEXT! Winter TAP: Feb. 8 through Apr. 4

Thursdays, 3:30 to 6 PM

FREE. Art supplies and pizza provided. Rolling registration. If you are between the ages of 13 and 17, enjoy making art, and are a creative thinker, this program is for you. Tour contemporary art exhibitions and learn art techniques while creating and mentoring with a professional teaching artist. MAM is committed to the next generation of creatives and professional artists and is a space where voices matter.

NOTE: No session Mar. 21.

Spring TAP will meet Apr. 18 through Jun. 6.

See what teens made during summer TAP 2021, 2022, and 2023:

What if You Could Fill the Void?

What is Freedom?

Fragments: What Connects Us to a Sense of Place?

Learn more!


Teen Open Studio

Winter Session: Saturdays, Feb. 10 through Apr. 6, 2024

12:30–3 PM // FREE 

Every Saturday afternoon, middle and high school students gather to make art in MAM’s classroom with unlimited art supplies! TOS is FREE and brings teens together in a casual and welcoming space to create independently or work collaboratively. World-class contemporary art in the galleries at MAM can inspire new ideas, new ways to create, and new ways to experience hands-on artmaking. Overseen by museum education staff and interns. Bring a friend and follow @missoulaartmuseum on Instagram! Drop-ins welcome!

Note: No TOS on Mar. 23

Spring Session: Apr. 20 to Jun. 8

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