Teen Night Out
May 10, 2013
Teen Night Out is back!
Bursting at the seams with teen talent, these evenings of cool culture will make you have an art attack! For high school-age teens only,
these not-to-be-missed evenings showcase
creativity and complex cultures alongside
incredible DJs, teen art tours, and artmaking
workshops led by Seattle’s hottest
Featured exhibitions are: Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough: The Treasures of Kenwood House, London and The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States
Teen Night Out will Feature:
- DJ J-Justice spinning pop, hip-hop and local favorites all night long
- Create a fabulous fascinator using feathers, ribbon and other bling with artist Janet Fagan
- Craft a towering headpiece inspired by the ladies and gents in Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Gainsborough with artist Romson Bustillo
- A treats and sweet lounge where you can enjoy a cool drink and something sweet
- Design Minimalist masterpiece buttons inspired by the works of art seen in Fifty Works for Fifty States
- Painting with Words: Acting in the Time of Shakespeare—an on your feet workshop centered on 17th century advice to the actor
- Produce a polaroid bobble head portrait of yourself or your friends with artist Alicia Betty
- Creative Caricatures: Pose for artists from Over the Line who will draw an exaggerated portrait of you decked out in your wearable art
- Join artists from Gage Academy of Art for a figure drawing workshop with live models
- Challenge yourself to create a self-portrait in six words or less with a writing workshop from 826 Seattle
- Ready for your close-up? Put on a costume and let Youth in Focus capture your likeness
- Sign up for your chance to win your choice of a SWAG bag chock full of great materials from SAM SHOP!
- Enjoy fresh young talent with Open Mic in the galleries and feel free to jump in and showcase your own talents!
- Clowning around with Shakespeare—enjoy performance excerpts presented by Young Shakespeare Workshop students from Cleveland High School
- Check out My Favorite Things tours of European Masters and SAM’s permanent collection with members of SAM’s Teen Arts Group
Free for high school-age teens!
Support for Teen Programs provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Starbucks Foundation, the Thanksgiving Foundation and the Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs. Gifts in memory of Susan Torrance from her family and many friends have helped make this event possible.