Teen Artist Workshops
Teens can join a rock band, perfect their performance skills, learn video game programming, and pursue other pop culture passions.
MoPOP is proud to partner with some of the Northwest’s most esteemed institutions including DigiPen, School of Rock, Hugo House, and Rain City Rock Camp for Girls.
We’ve joined forces to provide a number of educational and entertaining Teen Artist Workshops onsite at the museum. Youth can practice hands-on instrumental proficiencies, gain a historic and cultural perspective of music trends, hone their writing skills, and rock out.
VIRTUAL REALITY FILMMAKING CAMP
Experience the most exciting and fastest developing field in today’s world of entertainment and educational experiences. SIFF and MoPOP invite youth aged 13-18 to register for our first ever VR Filmmaking Summer Camp. For two weeks, young filmmakers will explore documentary and narrative storytelling using 360-degree video on Ricoh Theta Cameras and learn editing techniques for assembling/presenting their stories.
This hands-on camp gives students an opportunity to practice real-world VR techniques under the guidance of an expert VR filmmaker and assisting mentors. All equipment will be provided throughout this two-week experience.
- June 26–JUNE 30, 2017 (at MoPOP) + July 3–July 7, 2017 (At SIFF) ; 9:30am–4:30pm; No camp July 4.
- $750 ($700 MoPOP/SIFF members)
- Limited full and partial scholarships are available for students from schools with more than 50% free and reduced lunch.
Hugo House + MoPOP
SCRIBES CREATIVE WRITING CAMP
Scribes will enjoy all the caverns of creativity MoPOP has to offer, from David Bowie Jim Henson. Together with instructors Michelle Peñaloza and Imani Sims, Scribes engages intensely with creative writing and with quality programming, including field trips, writing activities, craft exercises, and multi-discipline exposure. The session will culminate in a community reading where Scribes will have the opportunity to share their work! All skill levels welcome.
- July 10–21, 2017, 10:00am–4:00pm, MoPOP
- $700 (MoPOP members receive a 10% discount)
- Need-based scholarships are available
ADVANCED MUSIC PROGRAM (AMP) AT MoPOP
Rain City Rock Camp for Girls AMP at MoPOP is an advanced music program for female-identified teens* ages 14-19 with prior music experience. Teens come for a week-long intensive study of playing in a band, songwriting, music business, and empowerment workshops, off-site trips to studios and venues, and more! At the end of the week, participants get to record their original song with their band in a professional studio.
The workshops and classes in this program are geared towards a deeper musical understanding of writing within a band and being successful as a long-term band. Participants need to have prior music experience on guitar, bass, drums, or vocals. Instruments will be provided.
- August 21–25, 2017; 9:00am–4:00pm, MoPOP
- $425 ($385 MoPOP members); Sliding Scale
*All people who identify as female (cis or trans), trans, or gender non-conforming are welcome to be campers at RCRC.
Contact MoPOP education at 206 770 2760 or email Camps@MoPOP.org.