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CODE ART MIAMI I Digital Art Exhibition & Speaker Symposium

February 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students, parents, educators, and members of the tech community are encouraged to attend the inaugural Code Art Miami event hosted by MAGIC at MDC Wolfson Campus. Code Art Miami is a collaboration between local Girls Who Code Clubs and CODeLLA, a non-profit organization teaching coding and tech skills to Latinas from underserved communities. Code Art Miami seeks to inspire more girls to code. Student digital and 3D-printed art will be displayed throughout MAGIC’s facility. Winners of an “art through code” competition for girls in grades 4-12 will be announced at the event. There will be also be a speaker program. It will include a one-on-one interview with Mary Spio, founder of Next Galaxy Corp, a Miami-based virtual reality company. This will be followed be a panel of local leaders — including Josie Goytisolo (CODeLLA), Felecia Hatcher (Code Fever), Willie Avendano (Wynwood Maker Camp), and Cristy Charters (FIU) — who are working to promote coding to young people. A silent auction will be held featuring unique art and tech-related items. Offerings include two NEW pieces created just for this event. A painting by world-renowned South Florida native Ahol, and a limited-edition print by London-based artist Ryca. There will be a raffle to win a one-week summer camp scholarship at MAGIC for ages 14-19 and family-friendly MAGICal experiences in the venue’s green screen capture studio and sound recording studio. Net proceeds will fund scholarships for women enrolled in MDC’s gaming or animation program.


February 6, 2016
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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315 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL, 33132, United States


"CODeLLA and local Girls Who Code Clubs"