Teen Art Group (TAG)
The Vancouver Art Gallery and Continuing Studies at Emily Carr University of Art + Design are proud to announce the Teen Art Group (TAG), a unique program of workshops and activities for Vancouver-area teens, aged 15 – 18. Each month, the TAG group will meet twice – once at each institution – for fun, engaging and challenging workshops, discussions and tours that connect young people to contemporary art and artists.
TAG Launch | Thursday, September 20, 2012
The TAG will launch with a free event at the Vancouver Art Gallery on Thursday, September 20, 2012, from 4 pm – 7 pm. Come meet the programmers, check out the workshops we have planned, and pick up your application form. To RSVP to the launch, please contact email@example.com or call 604 844-3856. Want to apply, but can’t make it to the launch? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and an application form will be sent to you. Application deadline: Thursday, September 27, 2012.
What do TAG members do?
• Get behind-the-scenes access to the facilities, instructors and studios of Emily Carr University of Art + Design, and the Vancouver Art Gallery’s collections, curators, staff and visiting artists.
• Work with contemporary art, artists and ideas while connecting with other young artists and designers to create arts and culture events for teens in Vancouver.
• Participate in a different hands-on art-making workshop each month, and explore a wide range of issues with artists, curators, gallery educators, and media specialists.
• Generate new ideas, techniques and skills for your portfolio, and take your interest in art, design and culture to the next level with other teens that are serious about art!
TAG Schedule | October 2012 – May 2013
Successful applicants will be invited to join the Teen Art Group and commit to attending twice per month for the 2012-13 school year. Meetings are held two Thursdays each month, from 4 pm – 7 pm, from October through May. The group will meet on the first Thursday of every month (starting Thursday, October 4, 2012) at Emily Carr University, and the third Thursday of every month at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Regular attendance is required. Cost $300 for the entire year, limited bursaries available based on financial need.