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11 June 2017 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA Opening Day was a great success!

Our official opening day on June 10th  was a great success!  RI families and educators came to explore our hands on science and art exhibits.  From experimenting with flight and color mixing, families of all ages were engaged for hours at our new museum space on Westminster St in Providence.   The Providence Journal wrote […]

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29 March 2017 ~ 0 Comments


Are you looking for engaging educational summer programming for your 8 – 13 year old?  RIMOSA will be running week long morning programs at our new site at 763 Westminster St. in Providence this summer.  Please contact our Education Director Juliette Casselman at  for more information or to sign up your child. Summer Programs […]

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28 September 2016 ~ 0 Comments


Our educators are gearing up for a very busy Fall programming season all around Rhode Island! RIMOSA will be running 2 programs for Providence After School Alliance (PASA) at Nathan Bishop and DelSesto Middle Schools. Students will be exploring the innovations of artists and inventors, as well as, engineering challenges in Creative Engineering. We will […]

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06 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

RIMOSA is blooming this Spring!

RIMOSA is running 2 programs this Spring with Providence After School Alliance(PASA)!  Gilbert Stuart Middle School students are exploring stop motion animation through the creation of a series of short films.  Students at Roger Williams Middle School are creating optical illusions, shadow sculptures and clay sculptures that light up! We are also gearing up for […]

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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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06 August 2013 ~ 0 Comments

What’s Going On This August?

This August we hope to see you at Foo Fest August 10th!  We’ll be there playing with wire and color from 1:00 to 4:30pm.  Also, come see DownCity Design’s musical sculpture’s unveiling at Burnside Park from 4:30-5:30pm on August 15th (RIMOSA helped in the planning process). In programs, we are winding down our Summer Teen Programs […]

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23 June 2013 ~ 0 Comments

Art/Science in Action!

Professional artist, scientist (and also RIMOSA educator), Jenny Torino and her husband (who also spans the art/science divide) are part of a new show – Carrefour: intersections of biomedical research and art.  Check it out at the Sol Koffler Gallery at 169 Weybosset Street, from July 21 to August 2nd!  The gallery is open daily from […]

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25 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments


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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