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Creative Fuel: Youth Summit at Mia
Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit Hosted @ Mia, is a free day-long event created by teens, for teens. Come with your own perspectives on contemporary issues, and we’ll dive-in together to explore everything from art to technology to social justice and much more. Partake in dialogues, workshops, art making, and to see how to creatively be a catalyst for collaborative problem-solving.
Registration is open. Click here to register.
DATE: Saturday, October 5, 2019
TIME: 9:15AM – 4:00PM
LOCATION: Minneapolis Institute of Art
WHO CAN ATTEND:
- Folks ages 14 – 20 years old
Adults committed to youth advocacy*
9:15 AM – 9:45 AM Check-In + Morning Activities
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Welcome + Opening Remarks
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Keynote/Panel
15 min Break
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Breakout Sessions + Art Workshops
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM Lunch, Booths, Performances + Networking Opportunities
5 min Break
1:20 PM – 2:20 PM Breakout Sessions + Art Workshops
10 min Break
2:30 PM – 3:25 PM World Café
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Closing
Ashawnti Sakina Ford
As a teaching artist specializing in social justice and theatre, Ashawnti has traveled the world building community and understanding between people from all backgrounds.
Ricardo Levins Morales
Ricardo creates visual art, writes and teaches in support of social justice movements. He was born in Puerto Rico and lives in Minneapolis.
H. Adam Harris
An actor, director, teaching artist, and cultural equity consultant. He works at the intersection of theatre, education, social justice, and community engagement.
Creating a Community of Practice
The Internet Knows
YMCA Best Buy Teen Tech Center
Community Mapping Creative Fuel
Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minneapolis Parks For All: Youth Design and Policy
Minneapolis Parks & Rec Board, Youth Design Team
Climate Future: Using Storytelling to Share Your Story
Building Bridges: Empathy Through Storytelling
Mia’s Art Team and the Center for Empathy and the Visual Arts
Art Team Interpretive Walk
Mia’s Art Team
Artist-Led Workshops Overview
Zine Making with Artist Akiko Ostlund
Through this session you will learn how to make a zine using poetry and collage. We will examine ways to use art to visualize, and crystalize our collective and individual voices.
Screen Printing with Electric Machete Studios
Join artists Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra and Xilam Balam to learn the basics of screen printing through a graphic print process and a punk style of screen printing.
Thank you for your support and collaboration. If you have any questions about Creative Fuel: A Youth Summit Hosted @ Mia, feel free to contact Project Liaison, Matthew Ramirez, email@example.com, or Teen and Community Associate, Crystal Price, firstname.lastname@example.org.