Bucktown Library
Aug
26
10:00am10:00am

Bucktown Library

Builders from the Chicago Area LEGO Users Group will be showcasing their unique custom LEGO creations and design talents. Plan to stay awhile and build your own creations in the interactive brick area! 

Additionally I will be leading a LEGO animation workshop, where I teach the basics of stop-motion animation using LEGO, and provide materials for visitors to make their very own brickfilms.

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BRICK 101 Open Studio
Aug
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

BRICK 101 Open Studio

Come see where the magic happens. Visit the LEGO art studio where BRICK 101 videos are filmed. 

You can also check out other artists in the building as part of the monthly First Friday open studio event.

This event is free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 13+

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LEGO Bash
Jul
29
10:00am10:00am

LEGO Bash

  • Richard & Gina Santori Aurora Public Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Builders from the Chicago Area LEGO Users Group, including BRICK 101's own Dave Pickett, will be showcasing their unique custom LEGO creations and design talents. Plan to stay awhile and build your own creations in the interactive brick area! 

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Brickworld Chicago (Convention)
Jun
14
to Jun 18

Brickworld Chicago (Convention)

  • Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dave and his co-author David Pagano will co-coordinate a bevy of fun activities related to LEGO animation including a workshop, a film festival, special screenings and more! These activities are only available to registered attendees of the Brickworld Chicago convention.

Registration and more information

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Brick Fest Live Philadelphia (Convention)
Apr
21
to Apr 24

Brick Fest Live Philadelphia (Convention)

  • The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Dave will be at the Philly Brick Fest Live LEGO Fan Experience, with a slew of activities planned, including a workshop and presentations. He'll also be selling and signing copies of The LEGO Animation book! The animation workshop will be held at 1:30 PM on Friday 4/21 and is only available to registered attendees of the Philadelphia Brick Fest convention. 

Registration and more information

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Bookends and Beginnings
Jan
14
2:00pm 2:00pm

Bookends and Beginnings

Dave will present a 90 minute workshop on LEGO animation finished with a projected mini-film festival in the final 15 minutes of the participants' creations (ages 8+). All you need is a smart phone.

No registration is required, but participants should be at least 6 years old. (Children 6 to 9 should be accompanied by a grown-up.) RSVP on Facebook.

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