Art Machines! Beginner Mechanics

The integration of art in moving mechanisms

In-Person STEAM Workshops

July 5 – July 7
Weekdays 2:00pm to 4:00pm-

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What students will learn

  • How to create art that moves with simple mechanisms that are found in everyday things
  • How simple materials found around the house can be transformed into interactive art machines that inspire joy

Program Calendar

July 5 – July 7 , 2022
3 classes, 6 hours

Fees and Enrolment

Upon registration, you will be asked to pay the full 95 USD to reserve your child’s place in the workshop.

Workshops have a maximum of 8 places. If the workshop is full, you will be refunded in full.

Once your space has been confirmed, if you need to cancel your registration for any reason, a refund will be provided if another student is able to fill the space.

COVID Precautions

All of our educators are fully vaccinated with boosters and wear masks during the workshops.

Courses are limited to maximum 8 students, students must wear masks and eat/drink outside when possible.

What students will do

  • Inspired by the Exploratorium, Robert Adams, and many others, this program will have students exploring different mechanisms to create their own hand-powered cardboard automata
  • This is great practice for aspiring inventors, engineers, and artists who want to bring their ideas to life
  • What will your student create? A swimming whale? A dancing dog? A nose-picking machine?
  • Students will be guided in these workshops by two experienced STEAM professionals, Brittney and Dagan.

Snacks and water will be provided

Program Location

This set of workshops will take place at Insight Co-Learning Center* in Durham, located adjacent to the Scrap Exchange Thrift Store.

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*The Insight Co-Learning Center is a school that offers teens the opportunity to deeply explore who they are and who they want to become . Click below to learn more!

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