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29 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments


Thanks to YOU – we raised enough to keep the funds which were pledged for RIMOSA’s educational programs!  But the month of May isn’t over yet! All funds donated in the next 2 days will go straight to our education programs, and because we made our initial $3,000 goal, we can keep ALL donations.  Even $1 shows […]

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22 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

New Education Coordinator

We are THRILLED to welcome Juliette Casselman as our new education coordinator – she has a background in art education and in designing, staffing and running educational/recreational art/science programming.  She brings great ideas and energy to our program!

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08 May 2013 ~ 0 Comments

This is it!

This is the moment we’ve been waiting for!  For everyone who has been so kindly wishing us well, we now have a really tangible way to help RIMOSA out.  As our education programs have grown -  we have hired someone to help support and enhance them. Please visit Crowdtilt before May 30 to donate to our FIRST […]

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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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28 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Local Library, School and RIMOSA Team to Teach Latest Science

It is called “nano” and it is one billionth of a meter in size.  That’s the scale that’s used to measure atoms and molecules!  And on that scale, common materials can have very unusual properties.  That’s the basis of a new field of science called “nanotechnology”, which is producing remarkable advances in areas as unrelated […]

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18 December 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Get Ready for Nanodays!

We are pleased to announce that RIMOSA has been awarded an NSF funded physical kit, with all of the materials and instructions to deliver high-quality hands-on activities to engage the pubic in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology!  Check it out on the NISE Network!  We plan to host at least one, and ideally more, programs with […]

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26 September 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Opening at 171 Main Street, Pawtucket

What a summer it’s been!  We’ve conducted 32 outreach programs in 26 Rhode Island communities from Smithfield to Westerly and all points between.  Perhaps the most moving was the program at Central Falls.  Since the library had been closed, the program was conducted in a middle school, after hours.  We had more participants for that […]

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