Robo Art is an exhibition at the i.d.e.a. Museum! We invite you to explore the world of robotics through art and hands-on activities this summer and fall! Robo Art features variety of artworks from around the globe that explore the relationship of art and science and the importance of imagination in designing automated machines.
Activities for children of all ages include:
- Robot Zoo
- Be the Bot
- Racing Robots
- The Robot Code
- My Dream Robot
- Coding board game
This is a family-friendly exhibition and it features works by artists from more than seven countries, including Argentina, Australia, Germany, and the Philippines. You’ll also find works by artists working around the U.S., including several based in metro Phoenix.
Hands-on activities in the exhibition are created with science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) concepts in mind. Also, classes, workshops, camps and guided tour experiences for school groups will be thematically aligned with the exhibition content.
Exhibition content, expressed through interactives, art-making activities and didactic material covers topics including types and uses of robots, circuitry and coding, form and function, and famous robots. These topics will integrate science, engineering, history, and technology.
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Exhibition activities are aligned with Arizona K-12 Academic Standards for education.
Date: Thursday, July 1, 2021 – Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022.
Museum Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Sunday