Experimenting with STEAM

inflatable construction with people
two people face a board as they create math art
at a chalkboard, two people create math art
a woman stands amid swirling light paths in a darkened room

Date: June 17-18, 2023 (Summer)
Medium: Variable
Instructor: Jeremy Blair (email)
Skill Level: All

In Experimenting with STEAM, participants will learn the origins and possibilities of STEAM Education through hands-on experiments and critical discussions about contemporary art, teaching, and learning. Participants will discover how to simultaneously think like artists and scientists through experimenting with Artmaking Robots, Cameraless Photographs, Light Painting, and Inflatable Sculptures. Ultimately, Experimenting with STEAM will demystify STEAM Education, un-silo school disciplines, and provide innovative ideas and skills for today's K-12 teachers.

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Non-Credit

Undergraduate Credit

Graduate Credit

Tuition does not cover the cost of supplies and materials. Many of the workshops require you to bring specific materials or tools with you.

Supply List

A list of supplies for you to purchase, along with recommended vendors, will be provided upon registration.

 


Studio Fee

All workshops have a studio fee. Fees are collected at the end of the workshop and payable by check or credit card. MU no longer accepts cash.

Estimated studio fee for this workshop: $*TBD

*The final cost may vary depending on the actual cost of materials at the time of the workshop. It is possible for fees to be less or greater than the range indicated depending upon individual student usage.

Studio supply fees are an estimate and can be subject to change due to supply chain issues or transportation cost.


About the Instructor

Jeremy Blair is an Associate Professor of Art Education at Tennessee Tech University. Originally from Fairfield, Ohio, Jeremy received his bachelor's and master's degrees in art education from Miami University and his doctorate from the University of North Texas.

Jeremy began his career as a K-12 art teacher in Savannah, Georgia. He later served as a visiting professor at the University of Georgia and a curator at the University of Colorado Boulder Art Museum. His art practice, teaching, and scholarship center on exploring art and science intersections through nature, chemistry, and light. He resides in Cookeville, Tennessee.