Movement 515 is an urban arts community where, twice a week, students and mentors come together to create spoken word poetry and graffiti art. Attempting to slow down the world and investigate themselves, they work toward becoming change agents, shedding light on the impact human emotion and connection brings to the global community.
SPOKEN WORD POETRY
Tuesdays, 2:45-4:15, Home High School
Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30, Des Moines Social Club
September-November & February-April
COLOR CONTROL GRAFFITI WRITING
Thursdays, 3:30-5:00, Central Campus
September-October & March-April
Thursdays, 3:30-5:00, Des Moines Social Club
November-December & January-
URBAN ARTS CAMP
Movement 515 Summer Urban Arts Camp is a 2-week intensive creative arts camp for incoming 8th and 9th grade students, with a focus on spoken word poetry and performance, emceeing and music production, or the art of graffiti. The 2-week camp is planned and facilitated by graduated Movement 515 poets, as well as local and national teaching artists.