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These monthly art classes offer teens a chance to improve their art-making skills and connect with friends. Workshops are designed for youth ages 13-17 and art is open to all experience levels. All art materials and equipment will be provided. Must register to participate.


Teen Workshop: Jewelry Making
September 10th, 2-4pm

Learn how to create your own custom earrings during this free, teen-only workshop. All materials provided. Registration required.

Teen Workshop: Gold Leaf
October 8th, 2-4pm

Take inspiration from the Hunter’s special exhibition Gilded and create your own gold leaf collage during this free, teen-only workshop. All materials provided. Registration required.

Teen Workshop: Draw from the Collection
November 12th, 2-4pm

Explore a range of drawing techniques and connect with the Hunter’s collection during this free, teen-only workshop. Bring your own sketchbook or take advantage of the Hunter’s art materials. Registration required. 


Calling all teens and tweens! The Hunter Museum is looking for art that explores the theme “Technology and Me.” All youth who meet the requirements are welcome to apply. Each artist can only submit one artwork. The deadline to apply is January 12, 2024, at 5pm. All accepted artists will be notified by January 17, 2024, and all accepted artworks will be on view at the Hunter Museum from February 1- 23, 2024. Special recognition and prizes will be awarded to notable entries.


Artist Requirements

  • Must be 11-19 years old to participate.
  • Must currently reside in Tennessee, Georgia or Alabama.
  • Must be able to deliver your artwork to the museum between January 24 – January 28, 2024.


Artwork Requirements

  • Must be a 2D visual artwork, film, fiber art, photograph or literary work. No 3D artworks will be accepted.
  • 2D artwork cannot exceed 3ft by 2ft including the frame and/or mat.
  • Must be matted or framed (please abuxton@huntermuseum.org if your artwork cannot be matted).


Please contact abuxton@huntermuseum.org for more information.

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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