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This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Art Honor Society: Our Upcoming Field Trip To NYC Museums

In Art Honor Society we will be participating in a field trip to NYC to visit the Cooper Hewitt Museum and Museum Mile on St. Patrick's Day in March.  Above is a great example of some of designer James Victore's work, an artist we study in class, that is featured in one of the exhibits.

The Cooper Hewitt has some really great, new design features such as digital touchscreen tables where you can research, play, and create using the digital pen you receive on entry.  You can also use the backside of your pen to store your favorite items- here's some of my favorites from my visit this weekend: Tim Needles Cooper Hewitt Visit.

One of the highlights of the museum is the immersion room in which you can draw and design on a digital table and have it projected onto the digital walls like wallpaper.  Here's the basic of how to use the digital pen below:

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