A Family Day is set for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, from 11 am to 2 pm at the Beall Center for Art and Technology, located at 712 Arts Plaza, at the University of California, in Irvine.
Enjoy hands-on art and science projects and experience an introduction to new media art relating to the Beall Center’s exhibition “Sight & Sound.” Family Day offers demonstrations by local companies in manufacturing, programming, engineering, optics, and design.
Scheduled Activities Include: – Beall Center exhibition “Sight & Sound” exhibition
– University Art Gallery “The Symbolic Landscape: Pictures Beyond Picturesque” noon-6pm
– Artricks – Optricks by Dr. Donn the Wizard of Light Discover light and its “magical” properties from the Optics Institute of Southern California, and Optical Society of Southern California. Hands-on throughout the day. Presentations at 11:30PM & 12:30PM In Winifred Smith Hall.
– Learn about 3D Modeling and Lasers Learn of new and amazing advancements in manufacturing, production and design, and create objects to take home using physics of plastics, lasers, and circuitry. Hands-on throughout the day.
– Create and Launch Rockets Madly Making Orange (the OC Mini Maker Faire Producers) will be helping you create & launch paper rockets. How high will it soar? Hands-on throughout the day.
– Robotics Demonstration Presented by Mathobotix Inc. – inspiring an appreciation of science and technology in young people and supporting grade level academic learning by using educational robotics as a progressive learning platform. Sign-up for classes at the Mathobotix booth or inside the Beall Center (for ages 6 – 18 years).
– Programming Made Fun & Easy Use Scratch – an MIT visual programming environment. Presented by Savoy Academy – offering computer programming and fine arts courses for K-12 students focused on cultivating creative, analytical and problem-solving thinking required for 21st century skills. Hands-on throughout the day.
– Plus… Additional Arts and technology projects around the Arts Plaza all day.
– Cyber-A Café & Piaggio’s Food Truck Offering lunch, coffee/tea, and grab-n-go items from $3 to $10. Complimentary waters and fruit provided by the Beall Center.
Family Day is a FREE event for all ages
Interested in participating in Family Day as a presenter, workshop leader or volunteer? Contact Samantha at firstname.lastname@example.org