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Teen Workshop
Dance and Resistance with Ahmed Hamad

Members of the TCA

Photo: Mikayla Delson © MCA Chicago


Meet new people, talk about art, make art, and have fun at a workshop led by Chicago artists and hosted by the MCA's Teen Creative Agency.

How can dance be a form of resistance to political oppression? Learn traditional Palestinian folk dance and create a collaborative sound piece and video with artist and activist Ahmad Hamad, inspired by the exhibition Doris Salcedo.

This is one of three workshops for high school students offered by the MCA during CPS Spring Break 2015. Sign up to attend one or request to attend them all.

Space is limited and registration is required.


  • Who can attend?

This workshop is open to high-school students in grades 9–12.

  • Is there a cost involved?

No, the workshops are free. But we do require that you sign up.

  • Can I bring a friend?

Yes, please do! But we ask that everyone sign up.

  • Will there be snacks?

Yes, there will be snacks.

  • How do I get to the MCA?

It's easy to get to the MCA. Click here for directions.

  • Other questions?

Feel free to contact us at [email protected].