Thanks for visiting our teen programs page! Keep scrolling and find current and past projects created by and for teens. We will have more information about recruiting new Art Team members in April 2021. If you would like to be added to our teen programs newsletter and receive updates on Art Team recruitment and other opportunities for teens at Mia, please email
Art Team Exhibition: Challenging Stereotypes
In the Community Commons galley on the first floor at Mia (where the studios are located), visit the exhibition Challenging Stereotypes by Art Team, on view from September 24th, 2020 to March 15, 2021. We hope you will stop by to see these works and critically think through what stereotypes you recognize in our world that need to be challenged.
Día de los Muertos
Esta hoja de actividades y páginas para colorear del Día de los Muertos, creadas por Mateo Silva y Izabella Red Feather, miembros del equipo de arte del Instituto de Artes de Minneapolis (Mia), son una oportunidad para reflexionen y recuerden a sus seres queridos.
Past Teen Programming
Global Youth Exchange
The Global Youth Exchange (GYE) Program was envisioned as a way for Mia to foster greater cultural understanding among ten young people in Minnesota (ages 14–18) and ten young people in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The program, which ran from January through May 2020, was designed to offer an art-based curriculum and travel experience and then culminate in a group exhibition.
Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit Hosted at Mia
Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit at Mia, was a free day-long event created by youth, for youth—exploring how art and creativity can build empathy and bridges that lead to societal change.
Artist in Residence: AiR Week
AiR week is a kit-based week of art-making, that includes a couple virtual components participants can engage in from a distance. AiR activities are designed for young people ages 8-19 yrs old. Click the link below to learn more and watch a video about AiR week.
Designed by teens for teens, Rated T is a free social event focused on creative expression. Rated T is hosted by Mia’s Art Team, an active group of teens that support events and participate in & develop creative opportunities. Rated T is an invitation for all teens to hang out, make & appreciate art, and get to know Mia.
To learn more about Art Team, click the link below.