Participant Application

Students aged 16–19 are invited to apply.
Before applying, please be aware of the following requirements:

  1. You should be able to attend 12 two-hour meetings from 4:30–6:30 p.m. at the Getty Villa on the dates listed on the Teens page.
  2. Be available for select weekend dates between March and May to present public tours. Dates will be determined by the participants.
  3. Be creative, critical, enthusiastic, and thoughtful.

Questions? E-mail

Application Instructions

1. Fill out and submit this application by 5:00 p.m. on April 6, 2012.

2. Obtain one or two letters of reference. Reference cannot be from family members. Once you submit this online application, you will receive instructions for sending references to us via e-mail.
First name:
Last name:
E-mail address:
Home phone:
Cell phone:
Street address:
City, State:
Zip code:
Grade in fall 2012:
10th grade 11th grade 12th grade College
School name:
What languages do you speak (in addition to English)?
Parent/guardian contact information
E-mail address:
Cell phone:
Work phone:
Reference #1 (required)
E-mail address:
Phone number:
Relationship to you:
Reference #2 (optional)
E-mail address:
Phone number:
Relationship to you:
Please answer the following questions in one or two paragraphs each:
1. Why are you interested in joining ViTA?

2. What would you like to be doing in five years?

3. What Los Angeles museums have you visited? What did you like about the visits? What would you change about the museums? Pick one museum as an example or tell us how you would change art institutions in general.

4. What extracurricular activities (sports, volunteer work, job, etc.) do you participate in? (This is just a way to get to know you better—if you don’t have any, that’s fine too!)

5. Is there anything else you’d like to tell us about yourself?