An eight-week project focused on self-esteem and positive body image. Students will explore figure drawing and portraiture. We will be working with mixed media, including charcoal, paint, and clay. More details to come.
An six-week project for Middle School aged students in Routt County. Students will meet once per week to explore their personal strengths and find out how strong we can be when we collaborate. We'll draw upon common interests and abilities to create a 3-D mosaic where individual art work will be united into one cohesive piece of art. Students will experiment with mixed media, led by Suzi Mitchell. Location TBD.
What if young people really could have their say and be heard on issues that matter? You can!
Take part in a film-making project with professional producer, Kelly Anzalone, along with child and family therapist, Tina Harlow. This video project will be a window into how the world might look if youth had more input into bigger issues. Local teens can make an impact as a local extension of the World Hope Project. The film will be presented to the community upon completion.
Make your own Podcast! Participants will explore the world of mixed media to create an audio exhibit to be shared on digital platforms and at the Tread of Pioneers Museum. What does it look like to grow up in Routt County? What is it like to be a teenager right now? Together we’ll create storyboards through journaling and interviewing a range of great people in our community. Using professional recording gear, we’ll tell our story and give others a chance to hear what it’s really like to be a Routt County teen by publishing a podcast. More details to come...
Time to think outside the box and unearth the many things that celebrate your individuality. Stretch your abstract mind and let your imagination run riot in a small setting. Why an octopus? Why not!
Be part of a small group using an octopus as a metaphor for creativity, we will make individual pieces of art alongside a group sculpture to be showcased in a visual art show in March. Your art will be shown with artwork from the artists with You Out Loud. Based on the Netflix movie, My Octopus Teacher, we will explore what can make us happy, feel safe and accepted in our community.
Join us for a 6 week art program focusing on both drawing and glass art. Participants will create a piece of glass that represents your unique individuality to remind you of your strengths and resiliency. Project will be led by Missy Borden and Jennifer Baker.
For the month of October, join us and local seamstress, Gayle Dudley, to make your own Halloween costume. A selection of fabric and accessories will be available. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you have something special in mind. All Routt County residents ages 11-13 years old are welcome to register for this program for free for Boys & Girls Club members.
October Wednesdays at 4pm - 5:30pm at the Mary Brown Teen Center.
Have you ever wished you could make your own clothing, but don’t know how? Are you tired of the wastage we see in our world? Join us for months of creativity to repurpose clothing and fabric donated by Deja Vu to make your own fashion line. Artist Brie Kole will guide the group through the steps of building a clothing collection which will be showcased in a fashion show and exhibit in the fall. We will meet weekly at the Boys and Girls Club Attic on Seventh Street in Steamboat Springs, on Thursday nights 6.30-8.30 p.m., with flexibility during the summer. No experience necessary. Ages 14-18. Free to participate.
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