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Friday Photos: Teens Only!

May 20, 2011

Coming soon to the Dallas Museum of Art…URBAN ARMOR: Building Identity through Art-Making, an exclusive program specially designed for teens.

Ceremonial Mask, A.D. 900-1100, South America: Peru, Sican Culture, Gold, copper, and paint, Dallas Museum of Art, The Eugene and Margaret McDermott Art Fund, Inc.

MEET.  RELATE.  INVESTIGATE.
Look at hidden gems in the Museum’s collection.  Then, get your creativity on with unique projects using advanced techniques from movie making to screen printing your own T-Shirts and posters inspired by the Museum’s collection.  All experience levels are encouraged and welcome.  URBAN ARMOR programs will start in June and run through August, every Thursday from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.  For more information, call 214-922-1822.

Nicole Stutzman
Director of Teaching Programs and Partnerships

2 Comments leave one →
  1. June 8, 2011 12:32 pm

    I would like more information, specifically about June 16th. I have 2 teenage kids, and we will be visiting the area that week. What age group is this aimed at? My son is 14, my daughter is 17. What will be available for the teens to do? Just t-shirts, something else, or lots of materials? Is this an open-ended project, or is there a specific subject the teens are supposed to work on? Is there an addition fee? The link from the museum calendar is broken.

    • Melissa Nelson permalink
      June 10, 2011 12:26 pm

      Dear Summer,

      Thanks for your interest in the teen workshops! On the 16th, we will be making new media artworks (mostly with digital cameras). We will discuss different aspects of selected artworks in the galleries. Following this, participants will have time to develop an original work of their own which we will discuss and view at the end of the session. The theme/specific subject is identity and narrative. The program is free with general admission, and the teens will have the opportunity to view/download their projects from Flickr.

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