JESSI LEMAY WORKSHOPS

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THE MODERN HEIRLOOM

February 8, 2020

10am – 11am

Nevada Historical Society

1650 N Virginia St, Reno, NV 89503

This workshop will guide you through collecting the oral histories of your loved ones using available technology, i.e. your smartphone. We will cover lighting, sound, image stabilization, and oral history techiniques.

 

 

COMING SOON: STORIES OF LEGACY

Family stories are so important to document, and this workshop will teach you how to use available tools (smartphones and tablets) to create beautiful and moving personal documentaries about your family’s history and legacy. We will cover lighting, audio, interview questions, easy editing techniques, and archiving.

6 Week Series (2 Hours Each Week)

DOCUMENTING THE FIRST YEAR

Sunday, December 1
10 am – 2 pm

El Cord Museum School, Nevada Museum of Art

160 West Liberty
Reno, Nevada 89501

A one day intensive workshop for expecting parents on how to document the first year of a baby’s life using available tools (smartphones and tablets). From day one to the 12 month, I will give you the skills and a series of projects to capture the adorable, difficult and fleeting first year. With photo, video, and audio, you will create heartwarming digital projects that will become family heirlooms shared for generations to come.

Cost – Non-Museum Members $40, Members $35

STORYTELLING, CONNECTION AND COMMUNITY

October 29 6:30pm-8:30pm

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November 2 10am to Noon

The Generator
1240 Icehouse Avenue Sparks, NV 89431

This workshop focuses on the human narrative, its role in our culture, and how to take your own story and craft it into a well told tale that is remembered and repeated. Stories are part of what makes us human. Come with a few stories to share and with the willingness to listen and learn.

Cost – $20 for Generator Members

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THE STORY OF US

October 3 – November 17

6pm – 8pm

El Cord Museum School, Nevada Museum of Art

160 West Liberty
Reno, Nevada 89501

A modern approach to scrapbooking. This multimedia workshop will teach you how capture and take all the digital content on your smartphone – Photos, Videos, Audio – and funnel it into beautiful shareable digital projects and tangible heirlooms. This class is for ANYONE with a smartphone and loved ones. You will become the keeper and the teller of your family’s stories. You will learn the basics of lighting, composition, smartphone photography/video, editing, telling audio stories, and creating really cool tangible memories (books, timecapsules, and things you can actually hold in your hand). Let’s get all those photos and videos off of your phone and make some memories!

Cost – $120 Nonmembers, $110 Members