The New Orleans Museum of Art offers a variety of opportunities for teens and college and university students.

All visitors age 19 and under receive free admission. The Helis Foundation generously underwrites admission for teens.

The NOMA Teen Squad is a group of creative high school students from across the Greater New Orleans area who works closely with museum staff to develop and implement programs and projects designed to engage teens.

The New Orleans Museum of Art offers college and university students the opportunity to gain valuable experience by serving as interns in different museum departments. Internship programs are designed to provide undergraduate and graduate students from with educational exposure to museum practices at NOMA.

The Taylor/New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) Scholars Program provides students a chance to experience the collections of the region’s preeminent fine arts institution as an award for their academic excellence. The Patrick F. Taylor Foundation established the Taylor/NOMA Scholars Program through a $360,000 endowment designed to guarantee the program in perpetuity.

Teens can also volunteer at NOMA. Once a month, teens can participate in a volunteer day in the Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden. Like art and working with kids? NOMA also seeks enthusiastic, hard-working, creative teen volunteers to become counselors in the Summer Art Camps.