FREE WEEKLY AFTER-SCHOOL CLASSES FOR TEENS
FREE WEEKLY PROGRAMS
Motivated students are invited to partake in these free after school programs. A registration is required. Community Service Hours are available for students that meet registration deadlines and class commitments. Space is limited.
Winter/Spring classes will take place at the North Miami Public Library (http://www.northmiamifl.gov/
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.
MONDAYS 4-5:45 p.m.
Fashion Class at the North Miami Public Library
Combining fashion design and problem solving, students learn about the fashion industry, its vocabulary, skills and techniques.
TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATION LAB
Tech Lab at the North Miami Public Library
This class introduces students to journalistic writing while cultivating communication, literacy and investigative skills. Teens contribute to a cooperative blog and MOCA’s annual publication, MOCAZINE.
TUESDAYS 4-5:45 p.m.
Open studio at the North Miami Public Library
Under the guidance of an instructor, teens explore personal goals in portfolio development and complete individualized projects.
Film class at the North Miami Public Library
Filmmaking will teach students the art, business and science of filmmaking and provide these participants a hands-on experience of making their own films in a realistic format that encourages them to consider filmmaking as a viable career alternative. Students will explore the creative process of cinema as a means to increase self-esteem and develop decision-making skills necessary in any profession.
WEDNESDAYS 4-5:45 p.m
Photography class at the North Miami Public Library
Students examine contemporary photography and professional practices for photographers, acquiring technical proficiency in studio lighting, dark room skills, editing and composition
Jr. Docents (This class will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art)
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 4-5:45 p.m.
Drawing class at the North Miami Public Library
Instructors guide students in the development of their drawing and observational skills through the creation of a portfolio.
PATH (PRESERVING, ARCHIVING & TEACHING HIP HOP)
PATH at the North Miami Public Library
PATH, Inc. introduces students to the world of HipHop art and culture through DJing and music production, MCing and writing, Urban Art, and dancing. With the support of Scratch DJ Academy, PATH will offer DJ/music & tech during the winter/spring session.
FRIDAYS 4-5:45 p.m.
Painting class at the North Miami Public Library
Students will develop painting skills and techniques through the study of renowned artists, and hands-on projects.
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.