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ABOUT HOMESCHOOL DAYS

Our homeschool families love to learn at the museum! MoPOP offers a unique opportunity for homeschooled students and their families to participate in thematic, hands-on experiences centered on the museum’s exhibits and content.

Each homeschool day features a different student-centered workshop led by a professional teaching artist, a guided gallery experience, and free time to explore our exciting and interactive exhibits. Your family will be encouraged to work together, ask questions, and engage with our museum’s content.


CONTACT US

Thanks for your interest in and support of MoPOP’s Homeschool Days program! We appreciate your active engagement in our classes, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Questions? Education@MoPOP.org or 206-262-3239.

MoPOP EDUCATOR MEMBERSHIP

• Free general admission
• Discounts in the gift shop & Culture Kitchen restaurant
• Invites to exclusive exhibit previews & member only events
• Discounted fees for in-museum programs
• Free access to Professional Development workshops

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2020-2021 HOMESCHOOL DAYS

Students must be accompanied by a ticketed adult unless otherwise noted.

 

Season Pass Pricing

Season Passes include all five regular Homeschool Day programs. Special programs, such as the October workshops, may be added for an additional fee.

Students: $30 (a savings of $5)
Adult: $55 (a savings of $10)
Member Adult: $40 (a savings of $10)


Single-Classes

Student: $7
Child (under 5):  $7
Infant in Arms: $0
Adult: $13
Member Adult: $10 


If your preferred program is sold out, please email us at education@mopop.org to be placed on the waiting list.

Visit our Educator Membership page for more information on special discounts for educators!

NEW LIVESTREAM OPTION!

Due to health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, MoPOP is excited to announce a new livestream option for our regular 2020 programs. This new option will increase access for families who prefer not to attend in-person programming or who live too far away to join us at the museum.

Livestreams will happen concurrently with our regularly scheduled programs. Participants will be “in the room” with us, working with our teaching artists and alongside our on-site attendees.

Livestream programs are $5.00 per youth. Parents are welcome to join the program at no additional fee.

Upcoming Classes

OCTOBER 15, 2020

LIVESTREAM: From Halloween to Comic-Con: Costuming in Action

Event time  9:30am–12:30pm

Students: $10

Adults: $15
Member Adults: $13

Adult attendance is not required with student registrations, but we welcome any interested adults to join us!

Take your costume or cosplay to the next level in this special livestream class! With returning teaching artist Candace Cantaloupe from the Seattle Fashion Academy, we’ll explore the history of costume design, share our own inspirations, and teach simple sewing techniques you can use to create your own fashion designs. Bring your ideas, in-progress projects, or fabric scraps, and we’ll work together to advance your costuming skills.

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OCTOBER 15, 2020

LIVESTREAM: Gore and Glitter: Stage Makeup Effects

Event time  1:30pm–4:30pm

Students: $12

Adults: $15
Member Adults: $13


Adult attendance is not required with student registrations, but we welcome any interested adults to join us!

Does your zombie look not quite dead enough? Do you need help making your fairy princess sparkle? Complete your costume with a perfect makeup look! Stage makeup experts Kim Dorman and Josh Hancock will help you craft your bloody bites and fairy glitter! Bring your ideas, costumes, and any other inspirations you might have for your look, and we’ll help you bring it to life with tips and live demonstrations.

We will email all attendees a list of suggested supplies that you can find around your house, order online, or pick up at your local store.

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OCTOBER 30, 2020

LIVESTREAM: Introduction to Comic Drawing

Event time  10:00am–2:30pm
We'll take a 30-minute break for lunch.

Students: $12


Note: Adult attendance is not required, but we welcome any interested parents or guardians to join us!

Join comics artist Jen Vaughn for a special livestream workshop focused on the “how-to-s” of comic art! From technical terms to panel structures and from drawing basics to penciling effects, we’ll take a deep dive into the art of drawing comics. Take this class on its own or apply what you’ve learned to our Write Out of This Comic World series!

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NOVEMBER 6, 13, & 20, 2020

LIVESTREAM: Write Out of This Comic World: Graphic Novels Workshop Series

Event time  10:00am–2:30pm
We'll take a 30-minute break for lunch.

Students: $32


Note: Adult attendance is not required, but we welcome any interested parents or guardians to join us!

Friday, November 6
Friday, November 13
Friday, November 20

Take a deep dive into the world of graphic novels, one-shot comics, and other longer-form comics projects in this special 3-week, livestream workshop series! Join professional comics artist Jen Vaughn for an in-depth exploration of penciling and character design, inking and background coloring demonstrations, lettering techniques, story structure, and more. Students will leave this workshop series armed with the tools they’ll need to create their own comic projects and ready to submit their creations to MoPOP’s new comics project track in our Write Out of This World youth sci-fi and fantasy contest!

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NOVEMBER 19, 2020

What’s Your Mood (Board)?

Event time  9:30am–12:30pm
Event time  1:30pm–4:30pm

What can we learn about characters from the clothes they wear? With Seattle Fashion Academy director Candace Cantaloupe, we’ll explore how costume designers utilize mood boards to define lines, colors, and textures that convey key visual cues about characters and stories. Mood boards guide the design process, help designers focus on the story or direction of a specific fashion line, and define characters or common story elements. In this workshop, students will examine how designers enhance character development by creating their own character mood boards. Students will select a color palette, fabric swatches, and visual references in order to visually portray their character’s role and personality.

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JANUARY 21, 2021

Social Action and Visual Arts

Event time  9:30am–12:30pm
Event time  1:30pm–4:30pm

How can you use visual arts to amplify your voice and advocate for social action? Join MoPOP and Overall Creative for a special workshop on public art and advocacy. Stay tuned for a more detailed program description!

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MARCH 18, 2021

Topic to be determined...

Event time  9:30am–12:30pm
Event time  1:30pm–4:30pm

We are finalizing our final two 2021 classes, and we’ll share more information soon. Our planned topics for March and May are hip hop dance and spoken word poetry. Stay tuned for program updates!

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MAY 20, 2021

Topic to be determined...

Event time  9:30am–12:30pm
Event time  1:30pm–4:30pm

We are finalizing our final two 2021 classes, and we’ll share more information soon. Our planned topics for March and May are hip hop dance and spoken word poetry. Stay tuned for program updates!

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