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  • Chicago Home Video Day is this Saturday!

    Chicago Home Video Day is this Saturday!

    Where: Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E Chicago Ave, in the CommonsWhen: Saturday, May 25th, noon to 4pm, drop by any time Admission: Programs in the Commons are always free! Museum admission is required for gallery access.How: The rules are simple – bring your VHS, VHS-C, Hi-8, Video 8 or Mini-DV cassette to the team of inspectors, who will make whatever repairs are necessary to ensure the tape is playable, and can answer your questions about videotape care and … Continue reading

  • Kids event: make a video time capsule on May 18!

    Kids event: make a video time capsule on May 18!

    Media Burn Archive works to preserve important videos so they’ll be able to be watched far into the future. At the Video Time Capsule Workshop, families will be able to preserve their own memories and create a special message for their future selves! You’ll work together to write and produce video time capsules, explore kids videos from different eras, learn about the ways videos used to be made, and showcase your creativity with a Polaroid craft. The Video Time Capsule … Continue reading

 

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