Washington, DC: ARTLAB+

ARTLAB+ Presents: Installing “Belief+Doubt”

This short film, documenting the installation of a Barbara Kruger piece in the Hirshhorn’s lower lobby, was created by a production team of teens from ARTLAB+.

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Washington, DC: ARTLAB+

ARTLAB+ Sound Booth Certification

Hello All,

Attatched is some information about how we run the sound booth in the Artlab. It is a certification program that entitles the teens to use the sound booth un accompanied and also gives them ability to really level up by working with other teens in the space as an engineer / producer. Read the rest »

Columbus, OH: SURGE Columbus

Team Columbus Update – Learning Labs Partnership

The Learning Labs planning project is a collaborative effort between the Columbus Metropolitan Library, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Center for Science & Industry (COSI) and WOSU Public Media. In January 2012, a planning team was created to facilitate the development of a system of learning labs for teens that utilized 21st┬ácentury learning practices and digital media. Read the rest »

Chicago, IL: YOUmedia Chicago

Matthew Byrd on Misogyny in Video Games

YOUmedia Chicago teen, and Library of Games regular Matthew Byrd wrote a great, thought-provoking piece on misogyny in video games for Huffington Post Teen.

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New York, NY: DreamYard Art Center

Dream I. Y.: DreamYard’s Middle School Maker Program

Dream I. Y. was DreamYard’s pilot maker program for 7th and 8th graders that ran over the course of 14 weeks, Mondays, 4PM – 6PM in the Spring of 2012. The Dream I. Y. staff consisted of two teaching artists (one with maker tool expertise, the other with a visual arts background) and a college-aged intern. Read the rest »