Teen Squad










The NOMA Teen Squad is a diverse group of creative teens that serve as leaders and ambassadors of the museum. Teen Squad members meet on a weekly basis throughout the school year to engage in arts immersion programming of all kinds: interviews with contemporary artists, meetings and tours with museum staff, art-making workshops, field trips to city arts organizations, planning and implementation of teen events at the museum, and more!

When does the Teen Squad meet? 

The Teen Squad meets weekly on Thursday evenings, October through May & for select field trips and outings on other days.

Who should apply?

Creative New Orleans high school students of all kinds! Teen Squad is open to students from a variety of school settings including public, charter, private and homeschool. We deeply value, celebrate and support all ranges of experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives. Teens who are interested in developing skills relating to community engagement, visual art, creative careers, and museum practices are encouraged to apply.

Please note that the Teen Squad is a weekly commitment that meets on Thursday evenings, October through May. Teen Squad members can submit meetings and events for volunteer hours.

How can I apply?

The Teen Squad is accepting applications on a rolling basis. Please contact  education@noma.org to request an application!


You’re Invited to Teen Night: VIBRANT DIMENSIONS, a Friday night takeover at the museum!

On Friday, March 6th from 6-9PM, experience the very first Teen Night at NOMA. Inspired by the work of artists Alia Ali and Odili Donald Odita, Teen Night is designed by the NOMA Teen Squad. Wear your boldest and brightest and come enjoy FREE food, screen-printed T-shirts, art activities, youth performances, music by DJ Legatron Prime and more! The event is free and open to all high school students.

Admission to NOMA is always free for teens age 19 and under.