Palm Springs Art Museum offers a variety of programs for teens ages 13-19 throughout the year. Click on the links below to find out what's happening.

Teen Docent Program

Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
July 21-24, July 28-31, August 4-7

Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday
9-11 a.m.
October to mid-December

Teen Docents give tours to elementary school children to help them learn how to look at and talk about art. The program is open to students enrolled in a Coachella Valley high school during the school year.


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Teen Studio Projects 2015
Summer 2015
July 14-17, Watercolor Painting, Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
July 21-24, Digital Photography, Palm Springs Art Museum

Registration per session
$95 members, $115 nonmembers

TeenStudio Projects is a series of art classes created especially for teens ages 13-19. Visiting artists present fundamental approaches to art that encourage you to think creatively and develop your own style. You will learn a variety of techniques while working with new practices and materials, all in the comfort of the Palm Springs Art Museum’s galleries and art studios. In addition, TSP gives you a chance to meet other creative and like-minded teens.

Fine Arts Creativity Awards and Scholarship Program (FACAS)
The 25th annual Fine Arts Creativity Awards and Scholarship Program exhibition will open on Friday, April 3, 2015 with the opening reception on Friday, April 10, 2015. FACAS is a juried exhibition open to all public and private high schools in the Coachella Valley and College of the Desert. Each school is invited to submit artworks that address the exhibition theme: Making History.