The Contemporary Jewish Museum reopens on October 17! Learn more about how we’re preparing for your safe return.
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TAC Squad

Year-round program

ADMISSION: Free for teens

Meet creative teens and get a behind-the-scenes look at a world-class museum through workshops, teen exhibitions, artist talks, studio visits, and parties! Explore art, identity, Jewish culture, and more.

About Tac Squad


  • Programs include events, meeting with artists and museum staff, art-making experiences, and volunteer opportunities.
  • TAC Squad is open to all teens, no application needed, just come to an event and/or click the become a squad member button.
  • Squad members are asked to come to at least three programs a year. Friends are always invited!
  • There are opportunities for leadership roles within the Squad.


  • Free Teen Membership to museum
  • Priority access to teen programs such as artist workshops, curator tours, Teen Takeover!, Battle of the Bands, and more
  • Behind-the-scenes access to Museum events and programs
  • Invitation to participate in The CJM’s youth exhibition
  • A network of new friends who share your interests
  • Opportunities for mentorship with art professionals
  • Certificate of Completion as a credential for college and other applications
Stay connected

See what we're up to on Instagram @tac_teenartconnect.

A group of three teen interns clustered together looking at an iPhone
Dallis Willard


Teen Programs are made possible by major support from Koret Foundation and The Covenant Foundation. These programs are part of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative (Teen Initiative) a project of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund in partnership with Jewish Federation and The Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, and with support from the Jim Joseph Foundation.  Additional support is provided by Miranda Lux Foundation and Ira A. Roschelle M.D. Family Foundation.