Teen Docent with Ogden Museum
12:00 AM00:00

Teen Docent with Ogden Museum

This award winning program provides teens with unique arts experiences, resume-quality job experience, and a stipend!  During the course of a year, Teen Docents develop leadership skills, learn to lead Museum tours, serve as counselors for Ogden Museum summer camps, and bring art to young children who are unable to visit the museum.

The applicant must be...

  • a student in an Orleans or Jefferson Parish public school
  • a rising 10th, 11th, or 12th grader
  • interested in the arts, education, and/or working with children

Time Requirements

Summer: Monday, June 4 – Friday, July 27, 2018 (8:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.)
September – May: One Saturday a month (10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.)
Participants are required to attend all sessions.


Teen Docents receive a summer stipend of $1,000.00 plus $50.00 for each Saturday meeting during the school year.

Application Procedures

  • Applications are due by Sunday, April 15, 2018.
  • Interviews will take place Saturday, April 21, 2018 and Thursday, April 26, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance will take place by Monday, April 30, 2018.

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Click here to download the application.

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CAC Teen Art Exhibition
5:00 PM17:00

CAC Teen Art Exhibition

Apply for the 2018 Teen Exhibition!

How Do You Create a Portrait of a City? 

We encourage you to think experimentally and critically about the nature of portraiture and welcome submissions in any medium - drawing, painting, sound, photography, animation, film, sculpture, installations, and digital art. We want it all! 

Here are some questions from the Teen Board to help get you started: 

  • Is a city defined by its buildings and architecture, or by the people who live there?
  • What are the layers to New Orleans' history?
  • Do you see yourself reflected in the city, and where? If not, why?
  • What is the relationship between artists and the city?
  • Who is our city for?
  • Our culture is infinite and crosses every border. How, then, do we define it?


  • Submission must include a high resolution, well lit photograph of your artwork
  • Dimensions must be listed in inches (width x height)
  • Submission must include your name, grade, school, email address and phone number
  • Please include the medium (for ex., oil on canvas)
  • You must be a high school student

*You may submit up to three pieces

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Doodle for Google
5:00 PM17:00

Doodle for Google

Win a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 tech package for your school/non-profit organization, and a behind-the-scenes experience with the Doodle team to transform your Doodle into an interactive experience on Google.com!

How to enter

We're excited to see some amazing doodles this year. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg. The contest is open for entries until March 2, 2018 8:00pm Pacific Time (PT), so here's some information to help you get started:

  1. Download or print the entry form.
  2. Doodle:
    Artists create their doodles using any materials they want.
  3. Write:
    1. Doodle description - Write an artist statement to tell us a bit more about what you have drawn and how it represents something that inspires you.
    2. Fill out the rest of the required information and sign the entry form.
  4. Submit:
    1. Enter the contest.
    2. Entry form doodles: If the doodle is created directly on our entry form, you can either upload them to our site as a .jpg or .png (visit the enter tab) or mail them in (address listed on the enter tab).
    3. Detached doodles: If the doodle wasn't created directly on our entry form, take a high res digital photo or scan of the doodle in good lighting and combine it with the entry form.

Judging criteria

Doodles will be judged on the following parameters:

  1. Artistic merit: 
    Based on artistic skill
  2. Creativity:
    Representation of the contest theme, use of the letters in the Google logo, and the unique approach to the doodle
  3. Theme communication:
    How well the contest theme is expressed in both the artwork and the written statement
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