EAC Teen Board

Evanston Art Center 2023-24 Teen Board Members
Evanston Art Center 2023-24 Teen Board Members


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Join the EAC's Teen Board


Are you a teenager who is passionate about art and interested in engaging with the art community? The Evanston Art Center (EAC) is looking for creative youth leaders to join our Teen Board. By joining EAC's Teen Board, you will act as a teen ambassador and foster community to make EAC a welcoming, accessible, and relevant space for Evanston and Chicagoland youth. Teen Board members have the opportunity to develop community art events, earn volunteer hours, and interact with contemporary artists in the community.

Applicants should be:

- an Evanston or Chicagoland high school student

- aspiring leaders who are passionate about art 

- able to communicate effectively with group members, leaders, and EAC staff

- committed to learning about the arts and enthusiastic about engaging with other artists  

- committed to fostering community and making EAC a welcoming, accessible, and relevant space for Evanston and Chicagoland youth

Responsibilities of EAC's Teen Board members: 

- attend group meetings (Please note: there will be 8-12 meetings per semester that may range from 1.5 - 2 hours, except holidays and midterm/final exam weeks) 

- actively participate in group meetings 

- work as a group to organize and lead 2-3 community art events at EAC during the year (Please note: each member does not have to organize and lead 2-3 events, but as a group Teen Board is responsible for 2-3 events in the year) 

- volunteer a minimum of 25 volunteer hours per year (volunteer hours include: weekly meetings, community events, art show openings, etc) 

Selected applicants will be asked to join us in-person (or via Zoom) for a brief introduction, tour of the Evanston Art Center, and opportunity to meet current Teen Board members. 

Questions? Contact Tanea Crawford at tcrawford@evanstonartcenter.org 
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