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What to Bring

When the day finally arrives you want to be prepared. The tools you'll need depend on how you registered. Below is what Authors, Artists, and Teachers should bring to the conference at the Milwaukee Art Museum. 

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The Tools You Need to Bring

Young Authors

  • Laptop

  • Notebook

  • Pencils

  • Refillable Water Bottle

Young authors are expected to bring a laptop. Stories will be written on a Google document provided by each group's facilitator. 

Students also need to bring pencils and a notebook. While touring the museum's art, students search for a piece of art that reminds them of a story in their life.  Their notebook will be used as a running record of those connections/story ideas. 

Young Artists

​Sketch Artists

  • Laptop

  • Sketchbook

  • Pencils

  • Refillable Water Bottle

All participating sketch artists are expected to bring a sketchbook, pencil, and a laptop for the day's work. Additional materials will be available for the final artwork submission.

3D Artists

  • Laptop

  • Sketchbook

  • Pencils

  • Refillable Water Bottle 

All participating 3D artists are expected to bring a sketchbook, pencil, and a laptop to develop preliminary work for their final 3D artwork submission. 3D materials and a documentation station will be available for the final artwork submission.

Photographers

  • Laptop

  • Camera (cell phone is acceptable)

  • A way to connect your camera to your computer

  • Notebook

  • Pencils

  • Refillable Water Bottle 

All participating photographers are expected to bring a camera (cell phones are acceptable) and a laptop to edit their final artwork for submission. 

Teachers

  • Laptop

  • Notebook

  • Pencils

  • Refillable Water Bottle and/or a Refillable Coffee/Tea Cup

The success of this conference begins and ends with its teachers.  Besides your inspiring attitude, we recommend writing teachers bring a notebook for touring the museum and a laptop. The laptop will allow you to connect your students to their assigned Google Document. You'll receive instructions on this before the conference begins. 

Art teachers should bring a sketchbook and laptop.  The laptop will enable you to assist students in photographing their work for the book and uploading the image of their work to a Google Folder, which will be shared with you for the event. You will receive instructions on this before the conference begins.  

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