Re-Creating the United States
Student Takeover Day
Saturday, November 3. Drop in anytime, 12:00–3:00 p.m.
- Included with Museum admission; no reservations
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Just in time for Election Day, see what local high school students—working with members of their community and a team of professors at Otis College of Art and Design—have created when invited by the Skirball to explore why “Democracy Matters.”
At this special “Student Takeover Day,” experience art, film, and programming developed by Granada Hills eleventh graders and join a conversation about local, contemporary perspectives on democracy and personal freedoms. Activities include:
- Hear a brand new drums-and-bass take of “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” composed by student “DJs
- Check out revolutionary-era fashion with a
- Make and taste a custom-blend “LiberTEA.”
- Sample a scone made using a recipe by original “foodie” Thomas Jefferson.
- Hear Jacob Soboroff of HuffPost Live talk to students and visitors about election equity.
- Stand in someone else shoes, literally, and
deepen our understanding of the diversity of
Creating the United States
On view now through February 17, 2013