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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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24 January 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Thank You For Kickstarter Support!

Thanks to the generous donations of about 40 individuals, RIMOSA has reached our minimum on Kickstarter for materials for one of our exhibits.  That means al of the funds pledged are safe!  We won’t lose them!  Thank you to EVERYONE who showed their support! But please – if you haven’t donated yet – please still […]

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22 December 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome Ray!

We are so pleased to welcome Ray Gennari, fine furniture craftsman, designer, artist and accomplished musician to the RIMOSA board!  Please visit the “who are we” tab and scroll down to read more about Ray.

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28 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

David Macaulay to help RIMOSA

We are very excited that MacArthur Genius and Caldecott Award winning author David Macaulay has agreed to speak at RIMOSA’s fundraising event in late February (date TBA).  He is a personal hero to many of us on the RIMOSA board, and we feel he embodies the combination of art, science and curiosity that inspires us.  This event […]

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27 October 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome Wendy!

We are very excited to welcome Wendy Lawton to the RIMOSA board!  Wendy currently raises corporate and foundation funds for science and technology projects at Brown, and prior to that spent much of her career writing about K-12 education.  Please read her bio in “Who Are We?” to learn more about her and why RIMOSA benefits […]

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30 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Grants for Slater Mill

We are very excited to be working on funding for our first multi-week, indoor pop-up.  We have plans for five to nine exhibits (depending on funding and time!) at Slater Mill’s gallery in the Pawtucket Visitors Center – to open early March 2011.  Our theme is “Metamorphosis: Transfer of Energy”

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20 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

BIF 6/Maker Faire

This September 16th we were thrilled to be able to participate in the mini-maker faire held after the BIF 6 conference.  BIF stands for Business Innovation Factory, and it is the 6th year they have hosted an international “gathering of amazing people from all walks of life to share their personal story.”  We met many interesting people […]

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27 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Pop-up at Waterfire/Maker Faire

Please come visit us at Waterfire in Providence on Saturday, August 28th!  We will be on the brick plaza right in front of the Citizen’s Bank tower just off Steeple Street from 2:00pm until about 10:00.  We are actually at Waterfire at the invitation of Maker Faire, Providence – they will be at the Bank […]

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17 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

New Outreach Program

We recently developed our first outreach program!  It’s a hands-on experience (of course) designed to illustrate (pun intended) the science and art of animation.  Students learned about “persistence of vision”,  made thaumatropes,  and worked in teams to come up with plots, characters and create their own stop-motion animations!  We ran our first outreach program at the Wheeler […]

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08 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Welcome Marvin!

We are pleased to welcome Marvin Novogrodski to our board of directors.  Marvin is an accomplished preforming artist who has developed a series of shows which meld art and science.  Please see our biographical sketches page to read more about him.

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