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Chicago Slices and Media Breaker

Our Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort met us at the National Museum of Mexican Art in November and received professional development from our partners at The LAMP. Teachers explored the MediaBreaker/Studios as a learning tool for the development of critical thinking and media literacy skills. MediaBreaker/Studios (mbstudios.thelamp.org) is an online platform designed to create learning experiences around the MediaBreaker video […]

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Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort

On Saturday, October 29th, our teacher cohort was introduced to Chicago Slices and what we hope to accomplish as a team. Teachers were introduced to the partnering organizations, went through some video analysis with Media Burn, and participated in a Snapchat activity using the National Museum of Mexican Art’s permanent collection gallery. In the end, the […]

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CHILL SET CHALLENGES

Ready for a challenge?  Follow us on Instagram (@yollocalli) for series we’re calling CHILL SET CHALLENGES. Post a photo that completes the challenge Tag #chillset16 For each completed challenge, you will gain an entry into our raffle. At CHILL SET (November 11th) we will pick ONE WINNER for a $50 gift card to the CHEESECAKE […]

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Chicago Slices + Snapchat

Over the summer we worked with a Yollocalli student to use Media Burn in a unique way. Snapchat is a unique video tool that we knew most youth already use. Following similar projects we have seen (Tribeca Snapchat Stories and one of our other youth programs doing snapchat horror stories) we wanted to see how we could […]

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Chill Set- Teen Night at the NMMA

SAVE THE DATE for TEEN NIGHT at the National Museum of Mexican Art! ** FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11** * * * * * * * 6-10 pm * * * * * * * NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART 1852 W 19th Street PILSEN! (just a few blocks from the 18th Street Pink Line) * * […]

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Chicago Slices – Media Burn Summer 2016

Teens from Summer 2016 Camera Flux used the archival video footage from Media Burn, other found imagery, and some original video scenes to create a new mix on the Media Burn Collection. Teens were able to explore the Media Burn website and youtube channel and select videos that they would use for their final works. […]

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☀️Summer Exhibition☀️

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🖥Using Digital Media in the Classroom📱

Take part in a unique opportunity to learn how to integrate digital media in the classroom. Chicago Slices – Chicago Stories Then and Now is a pilot program providing new media tools, training and resources CPS High School teachers can implement in their classrooms.   The National Museum of Mexican Art and Yollocalli Art Reach, in […]

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Color Water Fight! ☔️

Saturday, July 30th, at 1pm sharp  – get soaked in colored water and have the best summer of your life. It’s our 2nd annual massive water balloon fight! Come in light-colored clothing, battle it out with dye-filled water balloons, and leave in a rainbow of colors! *** WARNING: Balloons contain dye! Clothes will be PERMANENTLY […]

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Fundraiser 2016! 21+ @Lagunitas 🤓

 Visit http://bit.ly/yolloFUND for more info on how to buy tickets and about our awesome raffle prizes this year. See you August 29th!

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