IDEAWERKS students ages 12-18 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 Institute of Production and Recording (IPR) and the Jackie Lee Robinson Foundation (JLRF) provide state-of-the-art computers, multimedia software and digital recording equipment, instruments and other equipment, as well as certified instructors, curriculum and teaching plans.
Students will learn multimedia production skills 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
The IDEAWERKS program runs on a seasonal basis, and includes lessons, projects, lectures, special guests, demonstrations and studio time.
Wednesdays Jan. 7-March 18: 6-8 pm
Thursdays Jan. 8-March 19: 6-8 pm
Wednesdays April 1-June 10: 6-8 pm
Thursdays April 2-June 11: 6-8 pm
Wednesdays July 15-Sept. 23: 6-8 pm
Thursdays July 16-Sept. 24: 6-8 pm
Wednesdays Oct. 7-Dec. 16: 6-8 pm
Thursdays Oct. 8-Dec. 17: 6-8 pm
Students may register at any time throughout the year on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Applicants from the Powderhorn Park community will have first consideration.
You can also print a paper version of the IDEAWERKS registration form [PDF], complete and return by fax or email.
IDEAWERKS is a joint venture between IPR, JLRF, and the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board.