Afterschool Arts Club: Moving Popcorn (Sustainability Week edition)

Ended - Wednesday 20 October 2021

Diego Mendoza MFA is the Education & Outreach Coordinator at Tashkeel. Originally from Mexico, he holds a BFA in Painting and Printmaking (from VCUQ) and a Masters in Arts & Educational Leadership. He has worked in in the cultural and private education sectors of Qatar, Indonesia, Dubai, Tanzania and Mexico.

Schedule:

Date: 20 October 2021
Time: 10am - 1pm

Age Limit:

Ages 12 to 16 years

Capacity:

5 spaces left

Location:

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba

Fees:

AED 150.00 (+VAT)

Please note that fees are non-refundable.

Tashkeel reserves the right to reschedule any gathering in adherence to current Dubai Government regulations. As such, all workshops and events are socially-distanced and capacities are limited. Visitors to Tashkeel are required to submit proof of vaccination upon registration/arrival, wear masks at all times and use the sanitiser stations available.

The year 2021 was declared as the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development by the United Nations. To reflect our long-term commitment to sustainability, Tashkeel is dedicating an entire week of workshops for 8 – 16 year olds as an extension of our regular Afterschool Arts Club. Divided into two age groups, these workshops focus on using sustainable materials to achieve fun, creative results that stimulate the participants’ critical thinking, imagination, and problem-solving skills.

Using the design-thinking process, participants will devise and prototype a mechanism from scratch to move popcorn kernels from one area to another. Using scarce resources, our young critical thinkers will work with their teams and solve the design challenge collaboratively. The clock’s ticking. Are you up for the task?

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