ADULT & TEEN WORKSHOPS
Our workshops for adults and young adults (16+) are creative ways to explore a new creative path. We push the boundaries of innovation in arts, media, literature and technology. Scholarships are available for all workshops, and teens 16 and up can attend at no cost — just email us!
TUE. JUNE 13, 20 & 27 // 7 - 9 PM
Want to take your digital art to the next level? Join Alan Chatham, director of the interactive art residency program Laboratory Spokane, and learn how to harness the power of code to make awesome, interactive visuals. No previous coding experience is necessary, so it's also a great way to learn programming fundamentals in an artistic way.
GRADES 8-12 // Take your creative writing to the next level with support from other teen writers and published local authors. Bring a piece of writing to workshop and we'll bring the snacks!
TUE. JUL. 11 // 7 - 9 PM
The natural world fuels endless curiosity in both the arts and sciences. Join Nathaniel Youmans to explore how merging poetry and geophysics can inspire new ideas about the world around us. $10 // Registration required.
SAT. JUL. 22 // 9 AM - 12 PM (Open lab time from 12 PM - 5 PM)
Conceptualize, record and edit your first podcast using free audio editing software Audacity. Sign up with a friend, fly solo, or recruit a co-host when you arrive. After the class, you can use our drop-in hours as "lab time" to complete your project.
SAT. AUG. 5 // 10AM - 12PM
Got a few hours to tinker? That's just enough time to get the hang of micro:bit, an adorable and beginner-friendly tiny computer! In this workshop, you'll learn the basics of using sensors and simple code to make the micro:bit do your bidding. (Taking over the world comes later.) $10 // Registration required.
TUE. & THU. AUG. 15 & 17 // 7-9 PM
Teens 16 + // A crash course for juniors and seniors in essay writing and other need-to-know information for applying for college. Learn tricks of choosing the right college, how to pay for it without going deep into debt, and work with a skilled writer to compose a college entrance essay that will the door to your future. We'll provide the snacks and mentors; you bring the questions!
SAT. AUG 26 // 9AM - 12PM
Adults & Teens 16+ // Create a simple comic book by cutting paper to make characters and scenes! Script your story and transform it into a polished mini-book — all in this three-hour session. Materials and inspiration provided. Registration required // $10.