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Taste of Polytech
Saturday, April 21

Considering NE Polytech for September 2018 enrollment? If your child is currently in 8th grade, he/she is invited to join us for a half-day Taste of Polytech event on Saturday, April 21 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.at the Casket Arts building, 681 17th Ave NE, Minneapolis. Students will EXPERIENCE learning with a half-day sampler of the following two engaging hands-on sessions.

Writer’s Block 
At Northeast Art & Science Polytechnic, words and phrases often take on new meanings giving student-driven projects lives of their own! Most of us become anxious and uneasy when considering a “writer’s block”, but not so at NE Polytech. Students will select from beautiful blocks of wood and use saws, sanders, drills and other woodworking tools to design pencil holders that will represent the creation of beautiful and meaningful work, one of the many tenets guiding teaching and learning at NE Polytech.

Relief Printmaking
In this hands-on session, led by artist Kendra Gebbia Baillie, students will discover how artists create distinctive effects with linocuts and learn about different carving and printing techniques. Each participant will create their own relief plate and try their hand at printing. You can see examples of Kendra’s artwork at http://www.theinkorchard.com.

If you are interested in attending the April 21st event, please register here.

Contact Ellie Holte at ellie.holte@nepolytech.org if you would like further information about the school or our April Taste of Polytech events.

“If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” – John Dewey

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 NE Polytech will host an open house during the Casket Arts’ Art-a-Whirl weekend May 18-20. Come by and see the Polytech difference!

Friday, May 18th – 5:00-10:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 19th – Noon-8:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 20th – Noon-5:00 p.m.

Check us out at Studio 101, 681 17th Avenue NE, Minneapolis and stay around for open studios, local artists and makers, live music, food trucks, and more.

Want to learn more? Contact us today!