Applicants must be high school sophomores, juniors, or seniors enrolled for the 2022-2023 school year. Application acceptance is based on merit, including communication abilities, and completeness of application. Applicants must also attend one of the following Application Workshops in order for their application to be considered complete:

Thursday, September 1st 4 PM to 5 PM at WMA
Thursday, September 8th 4 PM to 5 PM at WMA
Applicant Information
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Attendance/Participation Policy
Those selected to participate must attend 14 meetings to take place scheduled Tuesdays at 4 PM from October through May. Those selected must also attend the events/programming created by WMA Teens. Those who attend all meetings/events will receive a stipend of $300 at the last meeting in May. Check to indicate that you have read and understand the attendance policy.
Please answer the following questions, either in writing or via video. (You can either attach the video to your email or provide a link to the uploaded video.)
Short Answer Essay Question
Choose ONE of the four following questions to answer, either in writing or video.
Please read and sign the portion below: I certify that all statements made by me on this application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and that I have withheld nothing that would, if disclosed, affect this application unfavorably. If I am chosen to be a part of WMA Teens I will comply with all policies and practices established by the Wiregrass Museum of Art.

Youth Art Education Policy

Outside of tours, family days, and open house events, individuals who are not enrolled in a class are not allowed in WMA classrooms except by written permission of the Executive Director. Parents may not join children in the classroom during instruction times in order to ensure an atmosphere conductive to creativity. It is important to limit the number of adults to keep the focus on the kids, their learning, and to accommodate limited seating in the studio. Parents are welcome to stay in the museum during class but must remain outside of the classroom during instruction time.

Museum educators are experienced in creating positive learning environments for all ages and are required to go through a background check to ensure the safety of our students. Parents and guardians are encouraged to visit the studio at the end of class to see what their child has created. All docents and volunteers working with children are also required to go through background checks.

Thank you for understanding our policy and priority on the safety and well-being of participating students.

Refund Policy

The Wiregrass Museum of Art may cancel any class with insufficient enrollment; students will be notified and given a full refund. If a student withdraws at least 1 week before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for the full cost of the class. If a student withdraws 24 hours before the class begins, he/she will be refunded for half the cost of the class. There are no refunds after the start date of class, and membership fees are nonrefundable. Students are not enrolled until complete payment is received.

Terms and Conditions

The Wiregrass Museum of Art reserves the right to photograph and reproduce chosen works publication, publicity, and educational purposes. Participation in this exhibition shall be an agreement on the part of the artist to these conditions. The museum reserves the right to exclude works submitted without appropriate preparation (documentation, mounting hardware, suitable frame/mat, etc.), or which are damaged or incomplete. The museum is not responsible for the safekeeping of any works left in its care ninety (90) days after the close of the exhibition.

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Mask Policy

WMA asks that all campers ages 5 and up wear a mask during their museum visit, including classes and camps. If you don’t have a mask, we can provide one for you. Exceptions can be made for those with documented respiratory or sensory issues. We thank you for protecting your fellow visitors and our staff!

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