Exhibits

All the exhibits in our museum are hands-on, open-ended, and catalysts for future learning. They are designed to engage the traits that both artists and scientists share, and to create an environment for exploration and creativity.

The exhibits you see here, and others, rotate through the museum along with table-top experiments so that your experience at RIMOSA will be a little different each time you visit. Our exhibits can be rented! Contact us for details.

Zoetrope

The Zoetrope was one of several precursors to modern films.  It is made of spinning drums with slits that allowed the viewer to observe the subtly

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Spin Art

This exhibit was constructed from a bicycle.  For each visitor, a new piece of paper is attached to the painting platform with binder clips.  Visitors may either

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Moon Dust

The Moon Dust Table is a square table with a rotating disk inset in the top.  Like a potter’s wheel, the disk is constantly spinning.

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Flight Tube

Visitors experiment with the movement of objects in turbulent air.  The vertical air stream is generated by a large fan at the base of the exhibit and directed

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Animation Station

The RIMOSA Animation Station is a one stop shop for creating animations. Using an iPad and an app named “Stop Motion,” visitors can take a

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Harmonograph

This exhibit consists of a table that supports three built-in pendulums. Two pendulums connect and where they meet, a pen is connected with a clip.

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