Experimental Experience

If you walked into Creative Experience on September 30th, you would have seen something like this: Local media artists Chad Eivins and Kevin Harris transformed Creative Experience with their site-specific video and film installation, The Contemporary Prehistory of Digital Video, which included a performance and interactive elements. The sound you hear in this video is made up […]

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Meet Ana Gomez

If you’ve been to Creative Experience in the last month, you may have met Ana Gomez. Hailing from the Ex’treme Institute, Ana has been working with us as an intern extraordinaire, sharing her beatmaking chops, working one-on-one with patrons, developing trainings for staff, and scoring a short video about Creative Experience. Ana got her first […]

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Podcasting in Creative Experience

New Podcasting workshop added December 7th! Creative Experience has everything you need to podcast including a Recording Room and four "Pods" with  hardware and software for recording and editing, including the recent addition of Callnote Pro for capturing Skype interviews. Creative Experience  periodically offers free workshops, as well as free online classes and tutorials to get you […]

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Virtual Creativity- New Dates Added!

Creative Experience launched virtual reality programming at St. Louis Public Library last fall. Since then, patrons at all neighborhood branches had the opportunity to try out the library's HTC-Vive headset, playing games and visiting virtual locations in The Lab. (Check out these blog posts for more details: Virtual Reality Sneak Peek and Virtual Reality Programming Expands.) […]

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Animated to Life

Clay, paper, shells, and googly eyes all came to life in Creative Experience last Wednesday. A full room of adults and teens attended artist Sarah Paulsen’s Animated to Life workshop, which introduced participants to 3-D stop-motion animation and guided them through the process of making their own videos. Sarah started the workshop by sharing clips […]

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Ableton Day

Despite snow and bad driving conditions due to St. Patrick's Day festivities, about 30 people made it to Creative Experience for Ableton Day last Saturday. This event was the result of a new partnership between Creative Experience and Sonic Arts United, a local non-profit dedicated to increasing minority representation in music and audio production. As a […]

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Recording Room Updates

The Recording Room in Creative Experience will be getting equipment and software updates this weekend. A PC running Windows 10 will replace the older MacBook computer in the studio, and the new workstation will include two 27” high-definition monitors. This system will continue to offer Pro Tools and Audacity, in the latest versions, and will […]

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Virtual Reality Sneak Peek–New Dates Added!

https://vimeo.com/192191985 Creative Experience was busy last Thursday, as library staff demonstrated a new HTC-Vive virtual reality headset. From across the first floor of the library, passersby noticed the commotion and stopped by Creative Experience to see what was going on. In the open area in the middle of the room, someone wearing what looked like […]

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