Failure Lab


Failure Lab 2021 Applications are now closed

Check back later when applications for Spring semester are open! 

Failure Lab is a museum-led leadership program for Denver-area high school students. Students work with artists, museum staff, and their peers to organize exhibitions, plan events, and develop programming. Rather than focusing on achievement, Failure Lab is dedicated to developing creativity and building community, becoming a place where the risk of failure is always a possibility.

The program runs concurrently with the school year. Meetings are held weekly at the museum on Wednesdays from 4–6PM. Students in Failure Lab earn up to $300/semester for their participation.

MCA Denver Failure Lab
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