Join Teaching Artist Katrina Knutson at Southdale Library for an exploration in street art! Discover more ways to study self and reach out to the world. The final product will be a piece or pieces that incorporate deeper pieces of you we are, using imagery to represent what we love, what we can do and/or where we are from.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join Teaching Artist Shakun Maheshwari for Sand Painting & Rangoli St. Bonifacius Library! Learn about Indian culture, history and celebrations through art. Participants will be exploring the uses of temporary art, or art made from chalk, sand, or rice flour.