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13 February 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Vartan Gregorian Science Night!

RIMOSA had a blast with Vartan Gregorian Elementary School students, families, staff, and volunteers at their Science Night 2/11/201!  Visitors explored our Marble Roller Coaster program and built Rube Goldberg inspired marble runs out of foam insulation pipes, dominoes, blocks, found objects, cars, tape, and whatever they could get their hands on.  RIMOSA also had […]

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14 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA Engages Youth at Kingston Hill Charter School

RIMOSA is running STEAM programs at Kingston Hill Charter School all this month. Students have invented Rube Goldberg inspired Marble Roller Coasters and created sculptures that light up with LED lights! Later this month, students will create site specific art based on Andy Goldsworthy.

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13 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA at RI Mini Maker’s Faire 10/11/2014

Children and families had a blast with RIMOSA’s Flight Tube this past Saturday, 10/11/2014 at RI Mini Maker’s Faire in Providence. Using paper plates, string, tape, pom poms, ribbon, and other found materials, visitors created flying sculptures. While some visitors challenged their skills to create structures that would hover inside the tube, others created beautiful […]

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07 October 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Artists and Inventors class introduces students to inspiring artists

RIMOSA educator Dawn Temple, is inspiring students in our Artists and Inventors/ Providence After School Alliance (PASA) class this fall at Roger Williams Middle School in Providence. Students are learning about famous artists who are innovators not only in art but in science as well; for example, Leonardo DaVinci, Brunelleschi, Goldsworthy, Fuller, and more. After […]

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29 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA at Providence WaterFire 9/27/2014

RIMOSA was complete success at WaterFire! We displayed our Zoetrope animation machine, colored spot lights and shadow sculptures for over 100 visitors. Not only did they learn about RIMOSA and our programs, but also had a lot of fun creating simple animations and playing with colored shadows.

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10 September 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“RIMOSA’s Electric Dough Program Wows Library…”

Check out this wonderful review about our Electric Dough Program run by our educators Jenny Torino and Kelsey Shayer this summer in Cranston! Please type “″ into your browser.

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29 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

What is RIMOSA doing this Winter?

This winter is and will continue to be busy! Our winter PASA program in Creative Engineering is running Tuesdays & Thursdays after school in Providence from January 21st through April 17th.  February 3rd and 6th we will be doing after-school programs (Object Animation and Electric Dough) at Hamilton Elementary School in North Kingstown.  Our Boys and Girls Clubs […]

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09 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA is coming to BIOMES!

RIMOSA will be running our Nano Film program January 29th at Biomes Marine Biology Center in North Kingstown!  We will be running the program for their Wednesday night family programs.  For more information, please visit their website and we will see you there!

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09 December 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Hamilton Elementary School Programs were a success!

RIMOSA recently completed a series of programming for Hamilton Elementary School.  Students made balanced mobiles, nature and Andy Goldsworthy inspired sculpture, and Object Animations.  Here are some of students’ thoughts on the programs: “The artist you showed us really inspired me. Can you come every year?” “I LOVED it!! It was great!! I think it […]

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19 November 2013 ~ 0 Comments

From Grad. school to Grade school…..

Please read our newest Education Committee member’s and Volunteer Program Educator’s reflections on joining RIMOSA! Here is a question I was very curious to find an answer to: How does a scientist who is used to talking to audiences at a graduate level fare in front of a class full of 10 year olds? I […]

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