Teen Programs

The MFA is a vibrant and engaging environment for teens! Teens develop leadership skills and learn about museum professions through the Teen Arts Council, provide valuable assistance to Museum visitors as Visitor Aides and Program Assistants, explore their creativity through studio art classes and workshops, and provide teen-focused events for their Boston-area peers to enjoy and engage the Museum’s global collections.

  • All opportunities are paid $15/hour
  • 12-month program
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Engaging workshops with artists, community leaders, and innovators
  • Behind-the-scenes museum experience

How to Apply

We are currently accepting applications for the 2024–25 cycle. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Please e-mail teens@mfa.org if you have any questions.

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The STEAM Team is the MFA’s dynamic workforce and personal development program and paid fellowship for Boston teens. Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) careers in an art museum.

Curatorial Study Hall

The Curatorial Study Hall internship is a specialized project-based internship where students get to explore and delve deeper into exhibition creation, interpretation, and design.

Teen Arts Council

The Teen Arts Council (TAC) is the MFA’s leadership development program offering teens the opportunity to engage with art, develop workplace skills, and learn about museum career paths.

Close Looking at the MFA

MFA Teens designed a guide to help you make the most of your Museum experience.

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