Teens will have the opportunity to interpret art, plan a teen night event and connect with peers in a positive and inspiring environment. All high school students in the region are invited to join the Rockwell Teen Council.
Do you like to be creative? Are you interested in learning about art, arts-related career opportunities and having fun? You will work with museum staff, professional artists and your peers to create gallery experiences and plan a teen night event for your friends inspired by The Rockwell collection.
Do I have to be good at art?
No! You do not have to be an artist, or enrolled in arts courses to participate in this program. We are seeking teens who are imaginative and want to connect with art and make new friends.
How do I apply?
Just download and complete this application: 2019-2020 Teen Council Application
The application deadline for the 2019-2020 school year is Friday, October 4, 2019. Applications will be accepted first-come, first-served. Maximum 20 slots. Your application will include:
If you want to learn more before applying, attend the introductory meeting on October 1, 2019 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Corning-Painted Post High School.
The Teen Council will meet on the first and third Tuesday of every month, 3:30 – 5 p.m., October 2019 – May 2020, except where noted.
Tuesday, October 1 – Introductory meeting located at C-PP High School
Meeting Location: The Rockwell Museum, 111 Cedar Street, Corning
Starting on October 15, meet in The Rockwell’s Education Center located on the second floor.
Tuesday, October 15
Tuesday, November 5
Tuesday, November 19
Tuesday, December 3
Tuesday, December 17
Tuesday, January 7
Tuesday, January 21
Tuesday, February 4
*Tuesday, February 11 – meeting on 2nd Tuesday because of mid-winter break
Tuesday, March 3
Tuesday, March 17
*Tuesday, March 31 – snow date make-up if another meeting date is cancelled due to school closing
*Tuesday, April 14 – meeting on 2nd Tuesday because of spring break recess
Tuesday, April 21
Tuesday, May 5
Friday, May 8 – Teen Night Event
The Rockwell Teen Council is expected to attend and facilitate the event, and help with either set-up or clean up.
This project is made possible in part by support from Community Foundation of Elmira-Corning and the Finger Lakes, Inc.
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