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June 2020

Intro to 3D Design

June 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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Intro to 3D design

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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3D Design with Fusion 360

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get started using a robust 3D design program during this session. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk's Fusion 360 software, including navigating the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can 3D print. We recommend that you bring a laptop with Fusion 360 already installed (available free online to students and hobbyists). The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. Register now

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July 2020

Make Art with Code (Online Workshop)

July 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to make interactive and generative art using Javascript and the P5.js library. Whether you have coded before or are brand new to it, this workshop is for you. Participants will write their own code, explore creative coding techniques, look at advanced uses, and get suggestions for where to go next. Check out openprocessing.org for ideas. Register now

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Learn to Love Linux for Makers

July 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Linux operating system (OS) family is a great tool for makers. While learning these OSes is itself an interesting DIY project, Linux OSes are also the go-to system for single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBoards. In this session you’ll learn some of the basics of navigating and using Linux OSes, as well as a few tips and tricks for diagnosing problems. Register now

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Intro to 3D design

July 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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August 2020

3D Design with Fusion 360

August 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Get started using a robust 3D design program during this session. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk's Fusion 360 software, including navigating the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can 3D print. We recommend that you bring a laptop with Fusion 360 already installed (available free online to students and hobbyists). The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. Register now

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September 2020

Design for 3D printing

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are welcome…

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When A Museum, Distillery and a Library Collaborate — Alcohol’s Empire: Distilled Spirits in 1700s Atlantic World

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Taos Center for the Arts (TCA) is pleased to present “When A Museum, Distillery and a Library Collaborate—Alcohol’s Empire: Distilled Spirits in 1700s Atlantic World,” with panelist Emily Beck Assistant Curator of the U of M Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine, and collaborators from the Minneapolis Institute of Art and Tattersall Distilling Company. This virtual event is part of TCA’s series, “Where We Meet,” and offers a conversation between the creators – curators at museums and libraries, designers, and…

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October 2020

Get to know Linux

October 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Linux operating system (OS) family is a great tool for makers. While learning these OSes is itself an interesting DIY project, Linux OSes are also the go-to system for single-board computers like the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBoards. In this session you’ll learn some of the basics of navigating and using Linux OSes, as well as a few tips and tricks for diagnosing problems and being an effective user. Begin registration

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Data visualizations: Design principles and targeted messaging workshop

October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This Zoom workshop will introduce universal design strategies such as color, font, proximity, and shape that can be applied to traditional research visualizations such as tables and charts. It will also teach you how to create targeted messages for specific audiences through telling the story of your data. These learning objectives are grounded in ethical and accessibility principles. This workshop is intended for beginners - please be prepared with paper & pens/markers for a small activity at home. A week…

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Design for 3D printing

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are welcome…

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Introduction to Tableau

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of using Tableau, a tool for visualizing data. Topics will be presented via lecture and demonstration (no need to download the tool beforehand) and include preparing and importing datasets, creating queries, and exporting useful visualizations. This workshop is intended for beginners (no Tableau experience necessary). A week before the workshop, you will be emailed a Zoom link to join. Register

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3D design with Fusion 360

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get started using a robust 3D design program during this session. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk's Fusion 360 software, including navigating the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can 3D print. We recommend that you bring a laptop with Fusion 360 already installed (available free online to students and hobbyists). The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. We will send a Zoom link to students who are…

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