Fine Arts

ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

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Play Time: 
30 min.
ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

Trevor Paglen: Documenting the Surveillance State | Art in the 21st Century: "Secrets"

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Explore the unusual photography of Trevor Paglen, as he documents military surveillance technology. Paglen demonstrates how satellites, drones, and military vehicles can make fascinating subjects for art. The artist also talks about a project he is involved with to launch a time capsule of photographs into geostationary orbit. You will gain a better understanding of the ways that politics, industrial design and surveillance can be explored through photography, as well as the blurred lines between art and journalism.

Katie Hennagir: Textile Designer

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Textile designer Katie Hennagir has been able to achieve her dream of having her own successful line of fabrics without leaving the comfort of her home in Perham Minnesota. Here's a look into the process that takes an artist's idea from sketch to bolts of fabric... which can be found in quilt shops around the world.

Don Knotts

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Trace the movie and television career of actor Don Knotts.

MN Original | Ceramicist Ernest Miller

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Ernest Miller is constantly striving to create the “perfect” vessel. Discuss the idea of perfection and how it applies to the world of art. 

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Intimate, Indispensable GIFs: Highlights 3 | The Art Assignment

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We review some of the best responses to the "Intimate, Indispensable GIF" assignment.

LaToya Ruby Frazier, Photographer | MacArthur Fellows Program

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In this interview, 2015 MacArthur Fellow LaToya Ruby Frazier talks about the influence of family history in her photography and how she uses autobiographies to capture social inequality and historical change. Informed by documentary practices from the turn of the last century, Frazier explores identities of place, race, and family against the landscape of Braddock, Pennsylvania, her family home and a once-thriving steel town. This resource is part of the MacArthur Fellows Program Collection.

Twelfth Night: Physical Theater Workshop | Shakespeare in the Schools

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This workshop is an introduction to how actors use movement and the physical body to tell stories and express emotion. Through playful exercise, students learn to use movement to convey the rich themes, conflicts, and relationships within Twelfth Night. This resource contains a Short Video with the actors discussing this topic, an example in the Full Workshop Video, an Excerpts Video containing examples from the full play, and a walk-through in the Lesson Plan.

Make a Rug: Highlights | The Art Assignment

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We review some of the best responses to the "Make a Rug" assignment.

Heartbeats of Fiji | Beat Making Lab

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Meet Ben and Masi, two Fijians brought together by the Beat Making Lab and their insatiable appetite for music. After learning from the Lab's DJs about techno music and production, these two form an instant bond through art and expression. Together they learn to build music that represents their dreams and culture, and return home with new ambitions to pursue music within their home communities.

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