December 20, 2012

Workshops include improv, Lego animation, DJ-ing, music and drawing

A new monthly arts program, Logan Center Family Saturdays, begins Saturday, January 12, 2012 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the arts. The first program includes interactive arts workshops (for ages 2-14) presented in partnership with local artists and arts organizations, academic departments, and student organizations. Subsequent Logan Center Family Saturdays will include family-friendly matinee concerts organized by University of Chicago Presents, a preeminent music series.

January 12 workshops include improv, Lego animation, DJ-ing, music, and drawing. There will be no concert performances January 12. See below for more details. The Logan Center is located at The University of Chicago, 60th Street and Drexel Avenue (915 East 60th Street), Chicago, IL.

“Logan Center Family Saturdays is an important component of our efforts to engage our neighbors through opportunities for artistic education and exploration,” said Emily Lansana, Associate Director of Community Arts Engagement. “We hope to provide a diverse range of artistic experiences for families."

Workshops: (Free)

  • 2 pm: “Twinkle Stars” with Hyde Park Suzuki (ages 2-6)
  • 2 pm: Lego Animation Workshop (all ages)
  • 2 pm: Drawing Workshop (ages 12-14)
  • 3 pm: Makin’ a Scene! Improv Workshop with UChicago’s Theater & Performance Studies Program (ages 8-10)
  • 3 pm: Camp DJ with Master Mix Academy (ages 8-14)

*No concert performance

All workshops will be held at the Logan Center and are free, though pre-registration will be available on the website beginning January 2, 2013. 

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