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12 March 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Starting to Plan Summer 2013

Spring is in the air, and so is RIMOSA summer planning!  We are thrilled to be part of the Rhode Island Public Library Summer Teen Reading Program for the third year in a row.  Although our popular animation programs will still be available through some libraries, many have taken advantage of our newer programs in […]

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06 October 2012 ~ 0 Comments

SMART Girls Day at Pawtucket Boys and Girls Clubs

I just came back from a great program at SMART Girls Day at the Pawtucket Boys and Girls Clubs.  I was thrilled that 12 girls chose to spend their hour-long program time with us, and even more excited that three of the girls had been to our NanoDays RIMOSA program at the Pawtucket Boys and Girls Clubs last year.  […]

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05 September 2012 ~ 0 Comments

What a GREAT Summer!

Summer is RIMOSA’s busiest time.  This summer, The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art delivered over 50 outreach programs at libraries and other public spaces in over 22 communities throughout Rhode Island.  We served groups as small as 3 (in one of RI’s less populated southern communities) and regularly as large as 20 – […]

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30 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

We’ve Got Feedback!

One of the best things about doing programs and pop-ups before we find our permanent home is that we can test, tweak, and improve the work we’re doing…just like the best scientists and artists! We’re thrilled to have received positive feedback from some of our recent school programs. The participants were tweens and teens–not the […]

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11 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Brain Storm – a perfect melding of Science and Art!

To steal shamelessly from the website of the Everett (a dance/movement/theatre and more company) - The brain, biography, the history of science, neuroplasticity, Gene Kelly, hip-hop and the power of a thought fuse in Everett’s new theatre piece – BRAIN STORM – opening Friday, April 13, at 8pm at Everett Stage, 9 Duncan Avenue, Providence and running […]

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11 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Congratulations, Kipp!

We are thrilled to congratulate RIMOSA board member Kipp Bradford on being a finalist for the Rhode Island Foundation’s inaugural Rhode Island Innovation Fellowship Program.  He was one of five selected for this honor out of 438 applicants (and yes, RIMOSA applied for one – we didn’t even make the first cut!)  It just goes to show […]

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28 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Kudos to a RIMOSA Advisor

Congratulations to WaterFire Providence (and Community MusicWorks) for being named finalists for support from ArtPlace, a collaboration of some of the nation’s top foundations, largest banks and federal agencies including the National Endowment for the Arts. ArtPlace supports creative placemaking with grants and loans, research and advocacy. WaterFire Providence and Community MusicWorks join 127 other organizations in 68 cities working […]

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25 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

STEM to STEAM

For those who are new to the jargon, STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  It has long been held that these disciplines are critical for the continued well-being of the United States, and that more students need expertise in those areas. I agree that more students probably should increase their familiarity with STEM subjects.  But not […]

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17 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome Valerie!

We are thrilled to welcome Valerie Taylor to the RIMOSA board of Directors!  Her 15-plus years of experience in museum exhibit design is a tremendous asset for us, and we look forward to moving into our next phase with her.  For more information on Valerie, please see her bio on our Board of Directors page (under […]

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14 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Thank you to our supporters!

“Metamorphisis: Transfer of Energy” was created with the generous support of: Eye Think Inc.; Hasbro; June Rockwell Levy Foundation; Rhode Island State Council on the Arts; Structures Workshop Inc. and Thames & Kosmos.  In addition, many indivuduals and organizations supported RIMOSA’s first fundraising event in support of this exhibit.  We gratefully acknowledge the generosity of: David […]

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