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Homer High School Fellows

May 9, 2019

Portland Museum of Art

Do you have a student who is a creative thinker with a strong point of view, who loves the idea of spending part of their summer in an art museum and on the coast? The Portland Museum of Art’s (PMA) Homer High School Fellows program is a paid, part-time Fellowship program at the PMA open to rising Sophomore, Junior, or Seniors in High School who are able to secure a work permit if under age 16. The 2019 Fellowship will run tentatively from June 24 to August 2, with two full week intensives.

Reflecting on the rocky shore of Prouts Neck

Each summer, the Homer High School Fellows work together to strengthen their community and develop their creative voices at the PMA and the Winslow Homer Studio, using the museum’s collection and special exhibitions as wellsprings of inspiration. They also learn what makes museums tick, visit artist studios, create original work, and share their experiences with others. Past Homer High School Fellows have produced and presented popular teen-oriented programming, found out Homer wasn’t who they thought he was, made lasting friendships, and much more.

2018 summer fellows at the Winslow Homer house

The application period for Homer High School Fellows is currently open until Sunday, May 5th 2019 at 11:59pm.

To learn more about the program check out the information and view photos on SUMMER 2018. For program description and the application please CLICK HERE

If you have questions about the fellowship please contact Martha Schnee, Youth and Teen Programs Coordinator at 775-6148, ext. 3284 or email Martha at mschnee@portlandmuseum.org

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In Today’s News

July 19, 2013

Young musicians at UMA summer program

Students, ages 10-16 are having the opportunity to attend a week long summer music program at UMA. The program is sponsored by the Maine Academy of Modern Music. You can read the article in the Kennebec Journal written by Paul Koenig, and see a video of the students in action by clicking here.

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