Extra Credit – Visit a Museum Exhibit – Art

Opportunities are posted in the hall and within the classroom.

Numerous Opportunities at  the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Click here for VMFA details.

Smithsonian American Art Museum, continues until September 30, 2012.

The Art of Video GamesVideo games are a prevalent and increasingly expressive medium within modern society. In the forty years since the introduction of the first home video game, the field has attracted exceptional artistic talent. An amalgam of traditional art forms—painting, writing, sculpture, music, storytelling, cinematography—video games offer artists a previously unprecedented method of communicating with and engaging audiences.

The Art of Video Games is one of the first exhibitions to explore the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies. It features some of the most influential artists and designers during five eras of game technology, from early pioneers to contemporary designers.

 

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