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Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art
Observe the unique way in which artist Andy Goldsworthy uses the natural environment – and ONLY the natural environment- to build deceptively simple works of engineering art. Use natural materials to construct Goldsworthy inspired sculptures. Weather permitting,...read more
Where did Leonardo DaVinci’s inventions come from? No single individual defines the idea of a Renaissance man better than Leonardo DaVinci – an artist, scientist, architect, engineer and inventor. Using the natural world and DaVinci as inspiration, students will...read more
Explore the art and innovation of Buckminster Fuller. Fuller invented the geodesic dome and influenced many advancements in architecture and modern day bridges. Create your own tensegrity sculptures out of every day materials using Fuller as inspiration. Tensegrity...read more
What is RIMOSA?
The Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) focuses on the building blocks of both art and science; curiosity, observation, experimentation and communication.
Both artists and scientists observe their surroundings and seek to make sense of the world around them. Curiosity and creativity drive their experimentation. These are the qualities that need to be encouraged and fostered in ourselves and our children, so there will be innovators — in art or science or both — in coming generations.