Upcoming Events

Ceramics - Middle School
 

July 23-July 27

Monday-Friday

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 10-13

 

Create objects of wonder!  Hand mold your unique creations using sculpture materials and techniques.

Students will experiment with different sculpture materials and methods to hand-make one-of-a-kind sculpture projects.  The Academy will end in a final exhibition for family and friends (more details to be shared).  Supplies included...
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Animation
 

July 23-July 27

Monday-Friday

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 10-13

 

Bring imagination to life!  Plan, illustrate, edit and score your very own animated films.

Students will learn a variety of hands-on illustration and producton techniques to create, model and animate their very own cartoons and imagery.  Lessons include the fundamentals of stop motion and 2-D hand drawn animation.  The Academy will end in a final...
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New Swan Apprenticeship in Acting for Theatre
 

July 30-August 10

Monday-Friday

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 14-19

 

Experience the one-of-a-kind New Swan Shakespeare Festival!  Train in acting for theatre and audition preparation through coursework including voice, movement, improv and more.

Students will work alongside actors from our New Swan Shakespeare Festival and esteemed UCI faculty as they participate in sessions that reflect...
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Drawing/Painting - Advanced
 

July 30-August 10

Monday-Friday

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 14-19

 

Take your skills to the next level!  Learn advanced studio technique and complete portfolio-ready artwork.  

With a mixture of group and individual instruction, students will push the boundaries on their skills and knowledge, while fine-tuning and finessing their acquired skills for further development.  Supplies are included in the...
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Digital and Darkroom Photography
 

July 30-August 10

Monday-Friday

9:00am-4:00pm

Ages 14-19

 

From digital to black and white!  Develop a holistic approach to producing stunning photos both on the computer and in the darkroom.  

Students will split their time learning the fundamental and advanced techniques of darkroom and digital photography.  Lessons in darkroom photography consist of elements of a good black and white...
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LASER Talk: Empathy in Machine Learning

 

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Location to be Announced

As Machine Learning reaches new heights, how are programmers and developers addressing human-like interfaces, interactions, and decision-making – specifically, when it comes the emulation of empathy? Conversation may include philosophical and ethical topics, in addition to the creative and computational aspects of this growing practice....
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