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IDEAWERKS Registration Form | East Phillips Park Flyer | Powderhorn Park Flyer

IDEAWERKS Indigenous Creative Academy at Powderhorn Park and East Phillips Park in Minneapolis is facilitated by the Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) and the Jackie Lee Robinson Foundation (JLRF) .

Youth ages 12-18 years will learn multimedia production practices including:

  • Recording audio and video project information on digital media workstations
  • Creating beats
  • Studying music basics and computer software to create music tracks and videos
  • Producing and recording their own individual multimedia projects

Students will discover career opportunities in the multimedia arts industry, develop skills in collaboration, presentation, completion and delivery, improve personal confidence, and acquire professional capabilities and communication skills.

The program is housed at recording studio facilities at Powderhorn Park Recreation Center and East Phillips Park Recreation Center. IPR/JLRF provides state-of-the-art computers, multimedia software and digital recording equipment, instruments and other equipment, as well as certified instructors, curriculum and teaching plans.

The IDEAWERKS program runs on a seasonal basis, and includes lessons, projects, lectures, special guests, demonstrations and studio time. Students may register at any point in the year on a first-come-first-serve basis. Applicants from the Powderhorn Park and East Phillips communities will have will have first consideration. Click to download the IDEAWERKS Registration Form.

For more about the IDEAWERKS program, contact:

Powderhorn Park and Recreation Center
3400 15TH Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407
612-724-9522 (fax)

East Phillips Park and Recreation Center
2315 17th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-871-3671 (fax)

IDEAWERKS is a joint venture between IPR, JLRF, and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.


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