Calendar: Teen Convening South Florida Viewports: A Convergence of Teen Perspectives, Technology and Contemporary Art

Event Description

Pérez Art Museum Miami’s Teen Council (PTAC) presents Viewports, a regional Teen Convening that will provide a space for teens and teen educators in South Florida to share and discuss timely topics affecting teens. This two day series of events, talks and activities has been developed by teens with the goal of creating connections across communities and providing a platform for young people to lead cultural conversations.

Friday–Saturday, April 8–9, Ongoing
Teen Art Exhibition: PAMM will feature a special presentation of work created by middle and high-school students in the Overtown Afterschool at PAMM and Brick x Brick programs.
 
Friday, April 8

10am–12pm
Teen Perspectives: Teens from local arts and community-based organizations present their unique teen programs. Come hear from teens about programs making an impact on the cultural scene in South Florida.
 
3:30–4:45pm
Tech Talk: A panel of teen educators will discuss the viability, impact and future of technology in teen programs inside and outside of the classroom. Moderated by PTAC Coordinators, Felecia Carlisle and Alex Zastera.
 
5–6pm
View the Port: Join PTAC for a walking tour of the beautiful Bayfront.  
A true Miami experience!
 
10am–5pm
PAMM Educator Workshop: Collaborative Classrooms
In this special workshop tailored specifically for teen educators (middle and high school level), educators will explore relevant and engaging methods that they may use to connect with students via the use of technology in the classroom and beyond.  By Pre-Registration Only. MDCPS educators must register via MyLearningPlan PDMS to be eligible for Master Plan Points. Non-MDCPS educators may register via education@pamm.org.
 
Saturday, April 9
 
1–4pm
Second Saturdays: Stop Motion 
Join PAMM Teen Arts Council (PTAC) for a special edition of Second Saturdays inspired by Slow Art Day. Come create flip-books and solve visual puzzles, while looking deeper at contemporary art from a teen perspective.  PTAC presents gallery experiences for people of all ages and encourages museum visitors to take their time looking and living in the moment.