GREEN LAB | A KID’S GUIDE TO HELPING THE PLANET THROUGH DESIGN (AGES 6–8)
AGES: 6–8 DATES: Monday, July 18– Friday, July 22 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. What does it mean to be green in design? Discover the possibilities of our cities, landscapes, and habitats in a sustainable world! Through an architecture, landscape, and urban design lens, campers will explore how designers are creating resilient cities and challenge themselves to...
GREEN LAB | A KID’S GUIDE TO HELPING THE PLANET THROUGH DESIGN (AGES 9–11)
AGES: 9–11 DATES: Monday, July 18– Friday, July 22 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. What does it mean to be green in design? Discover the possibilities of our cities, landscapes, and habitats in a sustainable world! Through an architecture, landscape, and urban design lens, campers will explore how designers are creating resilient cities and challenge themselves to...
SPRING, POP, PULL AND TURN (AGES 6–8)
AGES: 6–8 DATES: Monday, July 25– Friday, July 29 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. Bring your stories to life in 3D! From storytelling to illustration and paper engineering, learn how to bring stories from two-dimensional forms to three-dimensional experiences! Campers will design and construct their own pop-up book that takes their stories into a new dimension, allowing...
SPRING, POP, PULL AND TURN (AGES 9–11)
AGES: 9–11 DATES: Monday, July 25– Friday, July 29 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. Bring your stories to life in 3D! From storytelling to illustration and paper engineering, learn how to bring stories from two-dimensional forms to three-dimensional experiences! Campers will design and construct their own pop-up book that takes their stories into a new dimension, allowing...
IT’S YOUR MOVE: GAME DESIGN FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (AGES 6–8)
AGES: 6–8 DATES: Monday, August 1– Friday, August 5 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. Discover how to create your own game! Tabletop and board games have been played in most cultures and societies throughout history. Today, they are a staple of American pop culture. Campers will explore classic examples of tabletop and board games, unpack the fundamentals...
IT’S YOUR MOVE: GAME DESIGN FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (AGES 9–11)
AGES: 9–11 DATES: Monday, August 1– Friday, August 5 TIMES: 9:00–3:30 p.m. Discover how to create your own game! Tabletop and board games have been played in most cultures and societies throughout history. Today, they are a staple of American pop culture. Campers will explore classic examples of tabletop and board games, unpack the fundamentals...
Art Clock
Art Clock is the only gallery that uses artwork to tell time. The gallery is created by users scouring the Smithsonian Open Access catalog for art that could be interpreted as an analog clock face. Our goal is to use collective brain power to find and display a uniquely appropriate image for every minute of...
Art Echo
Art Echo is a web-based virtual reality experience that reveals the acoustic attributes of 3D objects in the Smithsonian’s Open Access collections while moving through periods of the history of Earth and some of its inhabitants. In this virtual gallery people can experience the objects and their stories through imagery, sound, and simulated echolocation based...
ButtARfly
ButtARfly brings butterflies from the Smithsonian’s Open Access collections to life on your screen. Browse and learn about butterfly species, add them to your virtual shadow box, and release them into an augmented reality experience for desktop and mobile. In addition to its visual elements, ButtARfly offers a sound signature for each butterfly specimen turning...