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Teen Workshops
All New Learning Institute workshops are free of charge.

ARTLAB+ Broadcast
Calling all aspiring broadcasters!  ARTLAB+ has a teen-run, live Ustream channel, and is looking for on-air talent, production, video and music directors, station managers, and content writers.  You'll air music, drama, talk, and news shows LIVE for the whole world to see.  For ages 13–19. Lunch is provided daily.
Location and Registration: Hirshhorn Museum ARTLAB
One week session:  June 18th - 22nd, 10 AM - 2 PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY

ARTLAB+ Animation
How would you bring an artwork to life?  Put your vision in motion.  Use 2D animation techniques like drawing, stop-motion, pixelation, and more to craft an original short.  You'll work with a professional animator, create a short film, and screen your work in the Hirshhorn's Ring Auditorium. For Ages 13–19. Lunch is provided daily.
Location and Registration: Hirshhorn Museum ARTLAB
One Week Session: July 9th - 13th, 10 AM - 2 PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY

Digital + Physical
Ever wanted to show your work in a museum? In this five-day workshop, you will bring your digital creations to life with performance in the Hirshhorn's Ring Auditorium! You'll try out everything from dance and theater to video and projection, then use your artistic vision to make a final piece. For ages 13–19. Lunch is provided daily.
Location and Registration: Hirshhorn Museum ARTLAB
Date: July 16th–20th, 10 AM–2 PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY

ARTLAB+ Game Design 
How do you turn a great idea into a great game? In this introduction to game design, you’ll play and analyze classic board, playground and video games, then make your own using physical materials and the indie development platform GameSalad!  No technology or game design experience is needed. For ages 13–19. Lunch is provided daily.
Location and Registration: Hirshhorn Museum ARTLAB
Date:  July 30th - August 3rd, 10 AM - 2 PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY

IMAGINE=IMAGE
Does your school picture do you justice? Want to say more about who you are? Looking at famous people and portraits, using cameras, smart phones and more you will create a portrait during this workshop. What will your portrait say about YOU? For Ages 13–16. Lunch is provided daily.
Location: National Portrait Gallery
Registration: www.eventbrite.com/org/810710525
Dates: June 18th–June 21st, 2012, 9:30AM – 3:30PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY

Educator Workshops
All New Learning Institute workshops are free of charge.

Mission Possible: Teaching in the 21st Century
What does learning look like in the 21st century? How can classroom learning become real and relevant through connections to communities and digital tools? Join the Smithsonian EdLab this summer for an active exploration of these questions. Collaborate with other teachers to solve missions while using mobile technologies and digital media. Explore the resources of the Smithsonian and Washington, DC. Come with ideas and be prepared to problem-solve and get creative! By the week's end, you'll have a unique plan for incorporating museum resources, mobile technology and digital media into your own 21st century classroom. For teachers of all grade levels and subject areas. Lunch provided daily.

Session I: June 18th–21st, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with Smithsonian American Art Museum)
Session II: June 25th–28th, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with Smithsonian Gardens & Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden) @ Hirshhorn's ArtLab
Session III: July 16th–19th, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with Vietnam Veteran Memorial Fund & National Park Service) @ L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
Session IV: July 23rd–26th, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with National Arboretum, US Botanic Garden & Smithsonian Gardens) @ Hirshhorn's ArtLab
Session V: July 30th–August 2nd, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with Smithsonian Latino Center & National Park Service) @ L'Enfant Plaza Hotel
Session VI: August 6th–9th, 9AM–3PM daily WAIT LIST ONLY (with the National Museum of African Art & National Air and Space Museum) @ National Museum of African Art

Registration: National Postal Museum

Location information & directions:  http://g.co/maps/a97br

All New Learning Institute programs are sponsored by the Pearson Foundation.



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