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July 25, 2011  |  Events & Programs, Family & Kids
Mark Gonzales + MoMA Teens!
Mark Gonzales

Artist Mark Gonzales rides his Circle Board during an In the Making teen workshop

One of the best and most influential street skaters of all time, and one of the first professional skaters to make the transition to professional artist, Mark Gonzales has long been respected as a singular talent across multiple fields. The teens in this summer’s Shred, Thrash, Carve: The Visual Language of Skateboard Culture were given the chance to meet, work, and skate with him last week when he dropped into our Education and Research Building with his amazing Circle Board. Read more

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MoMA Teens Interview Laurel Nakadate,
Part 1 of 2

 

A few months ago, artist Laurel Nakadate sat down with teens from our Museum Studies program and had a campfire cookout on the floor of her exhibition Laurel Nakadate: Only the Lonely at MoMA PS1. Read more

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March 21, 2011  |  Events & Programs
Educator Journal: In the Making—Music for the Eyes

In the Making is a free, ten-week program for NYC teens that offers studio art making as led by various artist-educators in the field. For the past 6 weeks, MoMA educator Mark Dzula has been leading the teens in his Music for the Eyes class through the strange and wonderful world of sound-art and sound-based installations. Read more

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December 13, 2010  |  Events & Programs
Educator Journal: In the Making—On the Line

In the Making On the Line workshop

Teaching artist Mark Epstein has been running our In the Making—On the Line workshops this fall. Through studio activities and in-gallery discussions, he and the teens have been exploring the different definitions of what a line can be, while looking at the various ways in which the artists in the Abstract Expressionist New York and On Line shows have tried to express themselves through this most basic of forms. For this journal, Mark gets in-depth about a very unconventional drawing activity that he created with his students. Read more

March 15, 2010  |  Events & Programs
My Life in Museums: The Importance of Community Outreach and Teen Programs

The author (center, in black shirt) with the Walker's first Teen Arts Council, 1996

Yesterday afternoon I was teaching printmaking to students at a nonsecure educational facility run by the Juvenile Justice Department, when one of the teens showed me what he was working on and said, “My work looks good, man. You should put it up in your museum.”

He meant it jokingly, the sort of statement teens make when they’re proud of themselves and overcome with a bit of adolescent bravado. But behind all of that was a clear yearning to be seen, for his hard work to be recognized. Today, his group visited the Museum for a guided tour, and I was able to hand them information on MoMA’s teen programs. I told them that if they wanted their art to hang here, a first step to take is signing up for one of our free classes. These students are being educated at their facility because, for whatever reason, mainstream education isn’t working for them. But I have utter faith that, high school dropout or honor roll student, rich or poor, attending teen programs at a museum will irrevocably alter their lives for the better. That isn’t hyperbole. It’s personal history. Read more