Archive | Programs

15 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Updating your technology?

Please consider donating your old video camera, computer or other technology to RIMOSA’s outreach programs.  It will have a very useful life with us, and it will provide a a tax deduction for you! For our Animation program, we need Sony (or similar) digital camcorders, tripods for camcorders, projectors which can project movies from video camcorders, laptops which can […]

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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

See us at Foofest!

Come to AS220′s Foofest on Empire street in Providence this Saturday (August 14th) to see three brand new RIMOSA exhibits!  They are called “the electric maze”, the “rainbow water drums” and the “colored sand table” (not your typical sand table!) Come try them out and let us know what you think.   We’ll be there from 1:00 to 5:00 […]

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23 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Nature Lab Meeting 3

Karen has introduced me to a number of wonderful people at RISD. I think we are all interested in weaving together our varied talents to further this idea of a hands-on science/art museum. So far, we have spoken of some sort of joint RISD/MOSA program for RISD students (to start with) to meet in the […]

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07 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Nature Lab Meeting 2

Had an absolutely fabulous meeting with Karen Idoine, Curator of RISD’s Nature Lab. We discussed how art and science are natural partners. She was very helpful in giving me more direction into the art side of art and science, and we tentatively spoke about doing something together (a program? A hands-on sort of lecture (more […]

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06 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Meeting 1 on outreaches

I had a good meeting with Dr. Mary Rapien (biologist with a strong interest in outreach and education) and Kathleen Shanks Rehder (6 years running a chemistry/physical science outreach program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison). We have decades of experience in outreaches among us, have the scientific, educational and administrative ability and are excited to […]

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19 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Outreach programs

I’ve been thinking about Art/Science outreach programs, and here are some ideas – which I will flesh out later. 1. Polymers 2. Tessellations/crystals 3.Fun with flour (papier mache, playdough, cookies) 4.Pigments and color

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12 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Meeting March 12 2009

I had a terrific meeting with Rachel Atlas, a curator at The Edna Lawrence Nature Lab (RISD).  One of the things she mentioned (which others had as well, but this was in some sense the comment that tipped the balance) is that I should have programs to do in the schools. So look in the […]

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