Art of the Memoir presented by Louis Porter II
May
16
to May 23

Art of the Memoir presented by Louis Porter II

Join Teaching Artist Louis Porter !! at Dayton’s Bluff Library and learn the Art of Memoir! Write and share your unique narrative in this two-part class with the theme "Reflections on Aging." Louis will lead the class in writing exercises, invite you to share your stories, and encourage your continued efforts in bringing your stories to life.

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Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders
May
23
4:00 PM16:00

Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders

Join Teaching Artist Mica Lee Anders at Shoreview Library for “Story Quilts”! Inspired by African American quilting traditions and styles such as scrap quilts and story quilts, students will combine painting, fabric, and visual storytelling to create pieces of art that share personal stories, biographies, or stories written in preparation for the residency.

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Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders
May
28
3:00 PM15:00

Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders

Join us at Roseville Library with Mica Lee Anders! Combine literacy and the arts by creating wordless picture books. Participants will explore published wordless picture books and examine the detailed images to learn about the structure of a story—beginning, middle, end—and basic story elements—setting and character development.

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Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders
May
28
3:00 PM15:00

Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders

Join us at Shoreview Library with Mica Lee Anders! Combine literacy and the arts by creating wordless picture books. Participants will explore published wordless picture books and examine the detailed images to learn about the structure of a story—beginning, middle, end—and basic story elements—setting and character development.

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Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders
May
29
4:00 PM16:00

Wordless Picture Books with Mica Lee Anders

Join us at Maplewood Library with Mica Lee Anders! Combine literacy and the arts by creating wordless picture books. Participants will explore published wordless picture books and examine the detailed images to learn about the structure of a story—beginning, middle, end—and basic story elements—setting and character development.

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Let's Create a Circus Camp presented by Benjamin Domask
Jun
10
to Jun 13

Let's Create a Circus Camp presented by Benjamin Domask

  • Highland Park Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist and clowning-connoisseur Benjamin Domask at the Highland Park Community Center, as he takes students on a journey to the circus! At the circus will learn balance and toss juggling, mime and movement, and the art of clowning all leading up to a performance on the last day for family and friends. All the necessary equipment will be provided.

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Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister
Jun
20
2:00 PM14:00

Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister

Join Teaching Artist Kelley Meister at Penn Lake Library and create your own movie! Travel back in time to learn and create some of the very first versions of film that date back to the cave paintings, such as the ones in Lascaux. Make zoetropes, thaumatropes, and/or phenokistoscopes with Kelley in this workshop that explores the origin of movies. Take home a mini low-tech movie to share with friends and family!

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STAR Camp presented by Sharra Frank, SteppingStone Theater & Science Museum
Jun
24
to Jun 28

STAR Camp presented by Sharra Frank, SteppingStone Theater & Science Museum

  • Science Museum of Minnesota (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist Sharra Frank for a week filled with Science, Theater and ARt (STAR) in this unique collaborative camp. Piece together artistic solutions to everyday challenges and repurpose pieces into a whole through sculpture, collage, and mosaic techniques. Problem-solve the many puzzling components of creating and performing an original play. Try out the methods inventors, computer scientists, and archaeologists use to solve real-life puzzles.

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Puppetry Camp presented by Mailia Burkhart
Jun
24
9:00 AM09:00

Puppetry Camp presented by Mailia Burkhart

Join Teaching Artist Mailia Burkhart for Puppetry Camp! In this camp, students will sculpt rod puppets from recycled materials and learn puppet-moving skills. We will explore creating characters, inventing original stories with sound effects, and present fabulous puppet shows at the end of the week. All the necessary supplies will be provided.

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Create a Play Camp presented by Eric Sharp
Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

Create a Play Camp presented by Eric Sharp

Join Teaching Artist Eric Sharp and create your very own play! Students will write dynamic short plays about the people, events, and big questions of their choosing. Then they will learn basic play structure, and polish their pieces with physical theater exercises. The end of the week culminates in a community performance for friends and family.

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Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister
Jun
25
2:00 PM14:00

Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister

Join Teaching Artist Kelley Meister at Southdale Library and create your own movie! Travel back in time to learn and create some of the very first versions of film that date back to the cave paintings, such as the ones in Lascaux. Make zoetropes, thaumatropes, and/or phenokistoscopes with Kelley in this workshop that explores the origin of movies. Take home a mini low-tech movie to share with friends and family!

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Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister
Jul
11
2:00 PM14:00

Mini (Low-Tech) Movies! Presented by Kelley Meister

Join Teaching Artist Kelley Meister at Edina Library and create your own movie! Travel back in time to learn and create some of the very first versions of film that date back to the cave paintings, such as the ones in Lascaux. Make zoetropes, thaumatropes, and/or phenokistoscopes with Kelley in this workshop that explores the origin of movies. Take home a mini low-tech movie to share with friends and family!

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Songmaking Camp presented by Stefon "Bionik" Taylor
Jul
15
to Jul 18

Songmaking Camp presented by Stefon "Bionik" Taylor

  • North Dale Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist Stefon “Bionik” Taylor as he takes you through the songmaking journey; from writing lyrics to producing beats. Build self-confidence while learning to work together in groups to accomplish creative goals. Create concepts for songs rooted in your feelings and ideas. Then, write and edit lyrics, create a beat, and add melodic and rhythmic elements. Finally, record your songs and listen to them together. All the necessary equipment provided.

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Digital Storytelling presented by Kelley Meister
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Digital Storytelling presented by Kelley Meister

Join Teaching Artist Kelley Meister at Watonwan County Library for Digital Storytelling! Students will work in small groups or individually to create nonfictional digital storytelling pieces based on stories in their own lives. They will use iMovie or similar nonlinear editing software; Garage Band or similar audio editing software; and digital video cameras to construct their stories.

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Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders
Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders

Join Teaching Artist Mica Lee Anders at Minnetonka Library for “Story Quilts”! Inspired by African American quilting traditions and styles such as scrap quilts and story quilts, students will combine painting, fabric, and visual storytelling to create pieces of art that share personal stories, biographies, or stories written in preparation for the residency.

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Mosaic Making Camp presented by Mica Lee Anders
Jul
29
9:00 AM09:00

Mosaic Making Camp presented by Mica Lee Anders

Piece together beautiful mosaics with Teaching Artist Mica Lee Anders! In this camp, students will explore creativity through the hands-on experience making their own one-of-a-kind mosaics to take home! Explore a wide variety of mosaic materials and learn a variety of mosaic styles such as crazy paving and tiling patterns.

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Forest Inspired Art Camp presented by Sarah Nassif
Jul
29
to Aug 1

Forest Inspired Art Camp presented by Sarah Nassif

  • Highland Park Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Go Green with Teaching Artist Sarah Nassif for her Forest Inspired Art Camp! Meet at Highland Park Community Center at 9am and go to Hidden Falls Park, staying at HPCC in case of inclement weather. Explore the forest with a botanist and find design inspiration. In this camp we will create a leaf motif and learn how to incorporate it into a screen printed piece of wearable art.

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Flash Plays Camp presented by Saymoukda Vongsay
Jul
29
to Aug 1

Flash Plays Camp presented by Saymoukda Vongsay

  • Northwest Como Recreation Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist Saymoukda Vongsay and work collaboratively to create your very own flash plays! Through improv and writing exercises, we will stretch our imaginations and flex our creativity. We will learn the components of a script (character, plot, scenes, dialogue, and conflict) and the processes of performance. On the last day, we will share our flash plays with colorful hand-made props included. All materials included.

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Circus Arts Camp pesented by Benjamin Domask
Aug
5
to Aug 8

Circus Arts Camp pesented by Benjamin Domask

  • Highland Park Community Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist and clowning-connoisseur Benjamin Domask at the Highland Park Community Center, as he takes students on a journey to the circus! At the circus will learn balance and toss juggling, mime and movement, and the art of clowning all leading up to a performance on the last day for family and friends. All the necessary equipment will be provided.

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STAR Camp presented by Sharra Frank, SteppingStone Theater & Science Museum
Aug
12
to Aug 16

STAR Camp presented by Sharra Frank, SteppingStone Theater & Science Museum

  • Science Museum of Minnesota (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Teaching Artist Sharra Frank for a week filled with Science, Theater and ARt (STAR) in this unique collaborative camp. Piece together artistic solutions to everyday challenges and repurpose pieces into a whole through sculpture, collage, and mosaic techniques. Problem-solve the many puzzling components of creating and performing an original play. Try out the methods inventors, computer scientists, and archaeologists use to solve real-life puzzles.

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Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders
May
22
4:00 PM16:00

Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders

Join Teaching Artist Mica Lee Anders at Maplewood Library for “Story Quilts”! Inspired by African American quilting traditions and styles such as scrap quilts and story quilts, students will combine painting, fabric, and visual storytelling to create pieces of art that share personal stories, biographies, or stories written in preparation for the residency.

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Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders
May
21
3:00 PM15:00

Story Quilts presented by Mica Lee Anders

Join Teaching Artist Mica Lee Anders at Roseville Library for “Story Quilts”! Inspired by African American quilting traditions and styles such as scrap quilts and story quilts, students will combine painting, fabric, and visual storytelling to create pieces of art that share personal stories, biographies, or stories written in preparation for the residency.

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