Screen It!

Mexic-Arte Museum’s Screen It! program connects students to the Austin art community, guiding them in the development of their art skills as a tool of expression and as valuable entrepreneurial skills. 

Screen It! serves children between ages 10 and 17, where we introduce them to the principles of screen printing and related careers in the arts. For younger students, artist educators guide them through basic introduction of screen printing techniques –from the creation of stencils to a final poster design project. For teens, Screen It! provides the opportunity to learn the Adobe Photoshop interface as a means of creative expression.

The program encourages participants to express themselves creatively in a safe learning environment while creating meaningful, personalized artwork they can wear proudly (such as T-shirts, reusable shopping bags, and/or posters).

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Screen It! Plan

The Screen It! program is TEKS aligned and conducted by practicing artist educators at local schools and an online learning curriculum. View our current lesson plan here.

Printmaking Lessons

A variety of easy, self-guided printmaking video lessons for educators or children looking to learn more about the process of screen printing. Lessons are available in English and Spanish and list the needed materials.

Screen It! Request Form

Screen printing is an art technique often not offered in public schools due to costs and the process involved; nonetheless, the Mexic-Arte Museum Screen It! program makes it accessible to all students. Request Screen It! for your school here.

Screen It! Summer Camp

A new free annual summer camp at Mexic Arte, Nuestra Lucha, teaches students how to relief print, screen print, and create mixed media posters that reflect on a social justice issue of their choice.