Exploring Art + Technology Labs – Potatoes: From Peru to Poland
December 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
How have potatoes travelled the world? Learn about the origin, adaptation, and journey of the (not-so) simple potato. Discover how Indigenous people of the Andes Mountains developed more than 7,000 varieties, and create your own potato print to take home.
Part of a bi-monthly series of hands-on workshops focused on Indigenous innovations inspired by Native science and technology. Tinker, make, learn, and create. Themes and projects change every month. Recommended for ages 9 and up.
Explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world in a family-friendly, interactive space. Solve puzzles, perform experiments, and play state-of-the-art computer simulations.
Join museum staff in the imagiNATIONS Activity Center classroom for a storybook reading and related make-and-take activity featuring Native American authors and themes.
Join art activities, book readings and signings as well as meet-and-greets with author Traci Sorell (Cherokee Nation) and Kevin Noble Maillard (Seminole Nation). Sorell writes award-winning fiction and non-fiction books as well as poems for children, and Noble Maillard will read from his debut book Fry Bread, illustrated by Juana…