The Teen Advisory Council was approached by Big Thought at the beginning of the summer and asked to design and lead an art activity for participants at a series of events connected to the City of Learning initiative. These Turn Ups were held at various locations around Dallas and were designed to foster a city-wide feeling […]
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Last week, the mural the DMA/Perot Museum Teen Advisory Council designed early in the year was installed at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. We’ll be having a reception at the next Thursday night Lab at the Perot for the Teen Council members to show off the mural to their families and for us to celebrate their participation in this project!
The mural features photographs the Teen Council members took with microscopes they built themselves. The pics are of Cheetos®, coins, oil paint and other found and everyday objects!
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Over the course of the last two months, the Teen Advisory Council (TAC) has been exploring the microscopic worlds of everyday objects by building their own smart-phone compatible microscopes and creating a mural using the pictures they’ve taken with the microscopes (see below for a few examples of the photos). Here’s the description the TAC wrote […]
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Recently, our learning lab project and the synthesis of art and science education in its design have been featured in several posts – one on the YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) website and one the YouMedia Network! Check ’em out: Learning Lab: Dallas Museum of Art and Perot Museum of Nature and Science Left […]
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Our first Teen Council meeting was yesterday, and it was awesome! We spent part of the time getting to know each other a little bit, and then the council members got a crash course on the Learning Lab project. We spent the rest of the meeting experimenting with making memes. Our plan is to devote […]
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Congratulations to our thirteen council members: Iswariya Baskar (Junior, Coppell HS) Nathen Biederman (Freshman, Woodrow Wilson) Carson Bolding (Freshman, Townview) Kat Corry (Sophomore, Robert Muller Center for Living Ethics) Jorge Diana (Junior, Lassiter Early College) Jared Eichner (Junior, Episcopal HS) Hila Friman (Junior, Richardson HS) Emily Howard (Senior, First Baptist Academy) Michelle Huang (Senior, Creekview […]
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A few pics from last week’s Maker Club combining glow-in-the-dark screen printing and EL wire!
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