A celebration of art, writing, tech & imagination 🎉

That’s a wrap on another spectacular summer! Our Summer Institute concluded this month with a vibrant celebration of art, writing, tech, and imagination, marking our first in-person Summer Showcase since 2019! Read on for highlights from the event. After a rundown of the many varied workshops and projects from this summer, Institute lead teachers Natyna Bean Osborne and … Continue reading A celebration of art, writing, tech & imagination 🎉

Using science to inspire art 🔬

We can’t believe the summer’s nearly over! After four amazing weeks of exploring, creating, and learning together, we said a bittersweet goodbye to Camp. But don’t worry, the fun’s not over yet–our Summer Showcase is just two days away! In their last two weeks, campers had a book club visit from Artie and the Wolf Moon author Oliva Stephens, … Continue reading Using science to inspire art 🔬

Exploring NYC—past, present & future 🌆

The Octavia Project’s summer programs are going strong! See below for details, and don’t forget to follow along on Instagram for all the latest happenings.It was a very busy week for the Institute! They had their first app lab day, learning how to design and build applications through Code.org. They also took their first field trip, and traveled to the Weeksville … Continue reading Exploring NYC—past, present & future 🌆

“The best experience of my life”

Here’s to another successful summer! Our Summer Institute wrapped up earlier this month with a joyous virtual showcase of art, writing, and performances created by our amazingly talented participants. Check out highlights from the showcase below and the full recording here! Our Showcase was a celebration of our very first summer offering two different programs. Aarushi Agni, our Summer Camp … Continue reading “The best experience of my life”

Building the cities we want

We can't believe the summer's nearly over!  We’re excited for you to join us to celebrate the incredible art, writing, and performances of our Institute participants at our Summer Showcase on August 5th. See below for more details, and don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and Instagram for the latest updates on our Institute and Summer Camp programs!Here's what … Continue reading Building the cities we want