Art Windsor-Essex respectively acknowledges that we are located on Anishinaabe Territory – the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Today the Anishinaabe of the Three Fires Confederacy are represented by Bkejwanong. We want to state our respect for the ancestral and ongoing authority of Walpole Island First Nation over its Territory.
- Learn with Us: Teens
- Call for Members: 2023-2024 AWE Teen Council
Call for Members: 2023-2024 AWE Teen Council
Art Windsor-Essex is recruiting teens ages 14-17 for the third year of our Teen Arts Council, beginning in September of 2023! We are looking for up to 10 youth from across Windsor and Essex County who would like to share their creative voices to make AWE a more welcoming place for teens. The Council will be a resume-building opportunity to broaden your friend network and meet artists and cultural workers.
Application deadline: Monday, May 22, 2023, 4pm
Each teen council member will participate in 1 group meeting per month and plan workshops by, and for, youth. They will also receive an honorarium and volunteer opportunities that can go toward their community service hours.
- Teens aged 14-17 in Windsor and Essex County
- Each member will complete a 1-year term
- Passion and appreciation of the Arts
- Interest in developing programming by, and for, youth
- Creativity, dedication and a positive attitude!
Please submit your application by Monday, May 22nd, 2023 at 4pm.
Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at Art Windsor-Essex at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We would like to thank Lisa and Brian Schwab for their generous support of the AWE Teen Arts Council!
The Teen Arts Council is open to all teens ages 14-17 in Windsor and Essex County.
The AWE Teen Arts Council is a group of teens aged 14-17 from across Windsor-Essex who have come together to create programs for teens, by teens.
Members meet once a month to plan and organize art-based workshops and activities by and for youth. Being involved with The AWE Teen Arts Council means that you get to connect with other teen artists and art enthusiasts in your area, meet artists and creators at AWE and beyond, plan and attend creative workshops and events, get involved with volunteer opportunities at AWE that can go towards your volunteer hours.