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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Stencils, Street Art & Graffiti presented by Katrina Knutson
Jul
25
2:00 PM14:00

Stencils, Street Art & Graffiti presented by Katrina Knutson

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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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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Siama's Congo at the Minnesota State Fair
Aug
28
1:00 PM13:00

Siama's Congo at the Minnesota State Fair

Join us at the Great Minnesota Get-Together for a performance from Siama's Congo! Siama and Dallas Johnson will come together to bring you the sounds of the Congo and the beauty of Africa. 

Featuring Siama's spirited vocals and masterful, arpeggiated guitar playing, everyone's encouraged to sing along in Kikongo, Swahili and Lingala while learning traditional African singing styles (like yodeling and call-and-response) and how to play African rhythms while experiencing the welcoming, celebratory nature of African music. 

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Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue at the Minnesota State Fair
Aug
28
3:00 PM15:00

Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue at the Minnesota State Fair

Join Kalpulli Ketzal Coatlicue at the Great Minnesota Get-Together! Driving drum rhythms and dazzling costumes hold students’ interest, and through each step the dancer in full regalia gives life to the symbols of the dance. Aztec dance performance creates a connection between contemporary dancers and the elders who have preserved this expression of culture. The Aztec symbols of life are reproduced in the dance steps.

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An Introduction to PolkaSol!
Sep
3
6:30 PM18:30

An Introduction to PolkaSol!

Join Teaching Artists PolkaSol! at Breckenridge Public Library for a musical journey that consists of lots of polkas, waltzes and old time songs. The music falls into many categories and genres – Scandinavian, Irish, French, old time, folk and popular to name a few. But what PolkaSol likes best is to sing along with their audience.

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An Introduction to PolkaSol!
Sep
4
6:30 PM18:30

An Introduction to PolkaSol!

Join Teaching Artists PolkaSol! at Lake Park City Center for a musical journey that consists of lots of polkas, waltzes and old time songs. The music falls into many categories and genres – Scandinavian, Irish, French, old time, folk and popular to name a few. But what PolkaSol likes best is to sing along with their audience.

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An Introduction to PolkaSol!
Sep
5
1:30 PM13:30

An Introduction to PolkaSol!

Join Teaching Artists PolkaSol! at Climax Public Library for a musical journey that consists of lots of polkas, waltzes and old time songs. The music falls into many categories and genres – Scandinavian, Irish, French, old time, folk and popular to name a few. But what PolkaSol likes best is to sing along with their audience.

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An Introduction to PolkaSol!
Sep
6
9:30 AM09:30

An Introduction to PolkaSol!

Join Teaching Artists PolkaSol! at Cormorant LINK Site for a musical journey that consists of lots of polkas, waltzes and old time songs. The music falls into many categories and genres – Scandinavian, Irish, French, old time, folk and popular to name a few. But what PolkaSol likes best is to sing along with their audience.

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