Wednesday, January 9, 2013

STEM Culture and Design

Here’s three exhibitions in the DC Metro area that bring fresh perspectives to STEM:

1001 Inventions: Discover the Golden 
Age of Muslim Civilization at National Geographic

The 1001 Inventions exhibition gives insights into the wealth of Muslim cultural heritage including the fields of engineering, architecture, medicine, astronomy and exploration.
There’s also a building corner for children to play with Kapla blocks. This exhibition visits DC via London, Istanbul. Abu Dhabi and New York and continues to delight and inform a global audience.

Link to: National Geographic 1001 Inventions Exhibition for opening hours until 3 February 2013, Monday - Sunday and to book tickets. 

Free for school and youth groupsup to $8 for adults.

Bring some young children to enjoy the National Building Museum’s Play Work Build.  Play with huge blocks and experiment with the dynamics of engineering, construction and team building.
This exhibition includes:
  • a presentation of the Museum’s collection of building toys
  • a hands-on block play area - The Building Zone
  • a digital interactive zone where you fill an entire wall with virtual blocks and knock them down 

Link to: Play Work Build at the National Building Museum for info, videos and opening hours until November 2014,  Monday - Sunday and to book tickets.  
Free for Museum membersup to $8 for adultsor $3 a person Building Zone only

Save the Date for The Next Wave: Industrial Design Innovation in the 21st Century at the Rosslyn Artisphere and curated and produced by Apartment Zero co-owner Douglas Burton.
Open Thursday 21 February -   Sunday May 19 2013

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