Education Blog

April 2015 News & Events

By Karolina Manko, Education Assistant 04.03.15

From a new Media Arts Lab course to the Valentine & Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship, April offers a host of opportunities for students, teachers, teens and families. To get updates sent directly to your inbox, sign up for our monthly education newsletter. Here are the highlights of the month:

Special Events:

(Adult) Lab Makers Showcase
April 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Join us for special screenings of adult student work.
FREE and open to the public.
Please RSVP via email by April 13th.

Lab Lowdown:

Films in Focus is a brand new Media Arts Lab course for adults that digs deeper into the Westchester Jewish Film Festival. Each session includes a screening of a festival film and thought-provoking discussion on topics including Israeli culture, propaganda, and Jewish identity. Course begins April 7. Register here!

Application submission period for the Summer 2015 semester of the Valentine and Clark Emerging Artist Fellowship will run from April 8 – May 15.
Visit our website for more information and to apply.

Friday Night Films @ the Lab presents The Host (2006)
April 10 at 7:00 PM
No registration required. FREE film screening for high school students.

Registration for select Summer @ the Lab programs is still OPEN!

The Burns Challenge registration is NOW OPEN!
Sign up early and ensure your place for the May 29 & 30th 24 hour movie-making challenge.

Stay updated on courses at the lab by signing up for our e-bulletin at the bottom of this page.

For Schools & Teachers:

Registration for our annual professional development program, Summer Teachers Institute is NOW OPEN!

Classroom to Screening Room event with Simon Schama.
Special screening of BBC's The Story of the Jews.
April 9, 10:00 AM

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Volunteer News:

Enjoy our exclusive volunteer screening of Ballet 422.
April 24, 12:00 PM
RSVP by email no later than April 15.
Screening will be in one of our newly opened theaters.

Films for Families:

The Boy and the World
April 4 & 5, 3:00 PM
Tickets on sale NOW!

Belle and Sebastian (Part of WJFF 2015)
April 11, 19, 22
Tickets on sale NOW!

Touchdown Israel (Part of WJFF 2015)
April 19, 5:00 PM
Screening followed by Q&A with Jay Fiedler, Alex Swieca, and Don Sperling
Tickets on sale NOW!

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