“It is our story and there are no right answer or wrong answers, only good ideas.”
This is how Gcina Mhlope, an acclaimed children’s book writer and activist, sets the tone for the storytelling workshop that five orphaned African children from Swaziland are journeying into.
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Happy 2019! We’re thrilled to be starting a new year with so many exciting things on the horizon.Courses @ the Lab
Escape from the cold and join us Dec. 1 for Family Saturdays @ the Lab! Drop into the Media Arts Lab anytime from 10:30am-12:30pm for FREE, hands-on activities that the whole family will enjoy.
This month’s event features three stations inspired by sound and music:Experiment with | more »
Sunday, Sept. 23 was Art House Theater Day, a national celebration of the art house theater and the cultural role it plays in the community. To celebrate, the Jacob Burns Film Center organized a family event to celebrate both viewing and creating media.
We featured two sets of | more »
Family Saturdays @ the Lab are back! Mark your calendars for Nov. 3 and Dec. 1 for these free events featuring imaginative, hands-on, media-making activities for the whole family.
Summer @ the Lab is off to a great start! This year we have introduced a new format: weeklong camps, each one offering a different theme. Week one kicked off the summer with campers exploring a range of media and creating many exciting projects. Campers arrived with full | more »
Summer is right around the corner and at the Jacob Burns Film Center that means it’s almost time for Summer @ the Lab! There are two ways to participate in Summer @ the Lab:
• Lab Camp (for campers entering grades 3-10)
• Summer Co-op (for campers entering grades 9-12).
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Each month features three brand new, hands-on activities for students age 3–13. With the help of our faculty and staff, media makers of all | more »
Once a year, Storyville students get the chance to create their very own board game. The 1st and 2nd graders in this class do practically all the work involved (the only thing I do is to bring all their artwork together in the finished product) from agreeing on a concept, | more »
Founded in 2001, the JBFC shows hundreds of films a year in our art house theater and has pioneered a unique approach to viewing and making media that is rooted in our commitment to visual literacy. In our classes at the Media Arts Lab, you’ll develop your own projects, learn to | more »