FREE WEEKLY AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES FOR TEENS
FREE WEEKLY PROGRAMS
Motivated students are invited to partake in these free after school programs. An registration is required. Community Service Hours are available for students that meet registration deadlines and class commitments. Space is limited. All programs are held at MOCA and taught by professionals.
On line application is available at www.mocanomi.org/teens.
PROGRAM BEGINS SEPTEMBER 3, 2013 WITH OPEN STUDIO. FALL CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2013 AND END DECEMBER 20, 2013.
WINTER/SPRING PROGRAM BEGINS JANUARY 6, 2014 WITH OPEN STUDIO FOCUSING ON PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT. CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEK OF JANUARY 20, 2014 AND END MAY 2, 2014.
PLEASE NOTE – STUDENTS WILL BE ASKED TO SIGN A CONTRACT WITH REQUIREMENTS IN ORDER TO RECEIVE COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS.
Registration deadline to earn community service hours for spring session is February 7, 2014. Registration for spring session begins December 1, 2013
MONDAYS 4-6 PM
FIRST CLASS IS SEPTEMBER 16
Combining fashion design and problem solving, students learn about the fashion industry and basic skills and techniques.
TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION LAB
Students are introduced to multimedia communication and writing, social media and other tech tools while cultivating communication, literacy and investigative skills. Teens will contribute to a cooperative blog and MOCA’s annual publication, MOCAZINE.
TUESDAYS 4-6 PM
FIRST CLASS IS SEPTEMBER 17
Under the guidance of an instructor, teens explore personal goals in portfolio development and complete individualized projects. Studio space and supplies are provided. Many students work in anticipation of National Portfolio Day in January.
Analyzing film genres, students learn filmmaking techniques while working to produce their own short films. This course gives students a basic knowledge of video and audio production and editing.
WEDNESDAYS 4-6 PM
FIRST CLASS IS SEPTEMBER 18
PHOTOGRAPHY & PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
Students study contemporary photography and professional practices, acquiring technical proficiency in studio lighting, dark room skills, editing and composition.
Students are exposed to careers in the arts and are trained in public speaking, providing the opportunity to lead tours of exhibitions. Art history and context, function and meaning are explored.
THURSDAYS 4-6 PM
FIRST CLASS IS SEPTEMBER 19
PAINTING & PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
Students develop painting skills and techniques through the study of renowned artists and hands-on projects.
PATH (PRESERVING, ARCHIVING & TEACHING HIP HOP)
PATH, Inc. introduces students to the world of Hip Hop art and culture through music production, emceeing and writing. Students will work with professionals and create their own innovative work.
FRIDAYS 4-6 PM
FIRST CLASS IS SEPTEMBER 20
DRAWING & PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT
Instructors guide students in the development of their drawing and observational skills through the creation of a portfolio.
Designed for advanced students, this class will investigate contemporary photography and professional practices. Students that have mastered basic skills are given a format to consider meaning, composition and artistic practice.
AGENTS OF TRANSFORMATION
Using creativity to create positive change and transformation, this class teaches students to make a difference in their world using innovative and meaningful ideas. Students participate in beautification projects, work on community improvement initiatives and contribute to larger global efforts.
MOCA TEEN ART FORCE
FREE MONTHLY PROGRAM
Begins at 6:30pm the last friday of every month
Empowered by their shared interest in the arts, high school students convene every month for special events, which showcase creative expression and promote interaction. A student-run committee organizes free activities including musical performances, student art exhibits, drum circles and poetry workshops. MOCA educators create special opportunities for high school students such as visits with guest artists. With an open door policy, MOCA is a meeting place for teens to socialize in an arts-focused setting that is safe, supportive and fun.
Follow Teen Art Force activities at www.facebook.com/artforce.
High school students in MOCA’s dynamic journalism program publish the annual MOCAZINE, an acclaimed literary arts journal featuring artwork, essays, poetry and design by teens. MOCAZINE was established in 2000 and is distributed free to public high school students in Miami- Dade County.