10:15 am–12:15 pm. They have potential. They have ideas. We provide the instruction, the inspiration, and the space to create. Pittsburgh’s premiere art program for young people, The Art Connection, mashes up art appreciation with in-depth studio instruction, connecting young artists with other creative thinkers. It provides access to a world-class art collection and professional-level supplies. Learn drawing, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and digital tools, culminating with an exhibition at Carnegie Museum of Art.
How can data visualization and public art become a motivating force in environmental conversations? Part of artist Andrea Polli's Hack the Grid project.
Develop an Origin Story: use the art in the CMOA galleries to envision a character and his or her world.
Learn how teams of experts leverage the Cloud Factory for ideas about data visualization and the environment. Part of Hack the Grid with Artist Andrea Polli.
Relax. Move. Stretch. Dance. Meditate. Renew. Get a massage.
Recharge with a full morning focusing on movement and mediation with CMOA and a host of community partners in wellness!
Explore the concept of mindfulness and how this niche spiritual practice grew into a global well-being trend. Join mindfulness author and expert Rohan Gunatillake and UPMC oncologist Dr. Lanie Francis for discussions around the role of this practice in both mental and physical health.
Join Pittsburgh-based fashion designer Tereneh Mosley and architect Philp Beesley for an extraordinary afternoon devoted to expanding the creative mind through drawing.
Join us for an evening of devastating insights and ironic affirmations with Avital Ronell, considered "one of the most original, bold and surprising" thinkers "in the contemporary academy." Followed by a Q&A with life-long colleague and collaborator, Christopher Fynsk.