Navigation Links
Over Hear and Here: A Centennial Reinvention Exhibit Opens at Boston Children’s Museum
Date:7/9/2013

Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013

Boston Children’s Museum announced today that Over Hear and Here: A Centennial Reinvention exhibit recently opened as part of the Museum’s 100th birthday celebration.

The exhibit is an interactive collaboration with Boston Children’s Museum and multidisciplinary sound artist Crank Sturgeon. Over Hear and Here explores the ideas of place and technology using multimedia. Through workshops and direct collaboration with Museum visitors, the exhibit will accumulate as a growing artwork, using sound and visuals to investigate personal and playful interpretations of place, time, and art.

“This show is about breaking new ground, about the future, about art as an interactive living thing, not just something hanging on a wall,” said Alice Vogler, Arts Program Manager. “One of the goals is to expand the idea of what art is or isn't and to help kids connect the process of art making and planning as it grows and develops into an art exhibit. The process – from beginning to end – revealed! Another goal is to break down barriers between the audience or viewers and the artist.”

Experimental conceptualist Crank Sturgeon has been creating sonic and visual concepts since the early 1990's. Sturgeon takes found objects, visuals, and anything that can make a sound and adapts them into a hands-on, interactive exploration that is as engaging as it is fun to hear.

“This show is as much for the adults as it is for the kids! I am infusing contact microphones, recorded and live sound, and video in this exhibit. These elements will be growing, changing, and mutating during the duration of the show,” said Sturgeon. “One of the walls in the gallery is going to be used to display the 'process'. The process will be displayed in the form of drawings, writings, and sketches done by me, Museum staff and visitors.”

Meet-the-artist events and workshops will take place in The Gallery at Boston Children’s Museum July 22-24, August 18-20, and September 15-17. Museum visitors will be able to create things in the Art Studio that will be directly added to the installation, make contact microphones, or participate in Invention Workshop, where whatever is made will be immediately installed in the exhibit. Each time Sturgeon is at the Museum, a new element will be installed, changed, shifted. One of the walls is a brainstorming/process wall where drawings and writings done by Sturgeon and visitors will be added – directly to the wall using gel medium!

Over Hear and Here: A Centennial Reinvention will be open 100 days through October 6, 2013.

The Museum’s centennial events will take place throughout 2013 with celebrations in the Museum and community focusing on issues in early childhood development.

About Boston Children’s Museum
Boston Children’s Museum engages children and families in joyful discovery experiences that instill an appreciation of our world, develop foundational skills, and spark a lifelong love of learning. More information about Boston Children’s Museum can be found at http://www.BostonChildrensMuseum.org. Become a fan of the Museum on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BostonChildrensMuseum and follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/BosChildMuseum.

Hours and Admission
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fridays until 9:00 p.m. Adults, $14, children (1-15) and senior citizens, $14; children under 12 months and Museum members are always free. Fridays 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., all visitors $1

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10907466.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Better stroke care, everywhere: NIH-funded study boosts local hospitals clotbuster use
2. Hey, I’m over here: Men and women see things differently
3. 24 Local Artists Help Boston Children’s Museum Celebrate Its Centennial
4. Break out the Birthday Candles; Hillsides Celebrates Its Centennial
5. Medical Tool Technology Company Exhibits at MedTechWorld Brazil
6. General Plastics to Exhibit at National Space & Missile Materials Symposium June 24-27 in Bellevue, Washington
7. Tools4ever exhibits at Identity Management 2013
8. CHAMPS Oncology Exhibits at the National Cancer Registrars Association 39th Annual Educational Conference
9. Presence Technology Exhibitor at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Conference for Healthcare Call Centers
10. Maximum Yield Indoor Garden Expo Confirms Gorilla Grow Tent as Exhibitor
11. Catalyst Exhibits Debuts 360 Degree Virtual Tour of St. Jude Medical Trade Show Booth
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... June 27, 2016 , ... "FCPX editors can now reveal their media ... Pro X," said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice ... X users can now reveal the media of their split screens with growing ...
(Date:6/27/2016)... KS (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... TopConsumerReviews.com ... retailers of Eyeglasses . , Millions of individuals in the United States and ... have become a way to both correct vision and make a fashion statement. Even ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... Carolina (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... of a new product that was developed to enhance the health of felines. The ... centuries. , The two main herbs in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, ... Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. ... skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his Bachelors in ... School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps Green Hospital ... at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to train in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... PUNE, India , June 24, 2016 ... "Pen Needles Market by Type (Standard Pen Needles, Safety ... 12mm), Therapy (Insulin, GLP-1, Growth Hormone), Mode of Purchase ... published by MarketsandMarkets, This report studies the market for ... is expected to reach USD 2.81 Billion by 2021 ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. ... failure, it replaces the function of kidneys by removing the ... the treatment helps to keep the patient body,s electrolytes such ... Increasing number of ESRD patients & substantial healthcare expenditure on ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 Research and Markets ... Medical Market Analysis 2016 - Forecast to 2022" report ... The report contains up to date financial data derived from ... of major trends with potential impact on the market during ... market segmentation which comprises of sub markets, regional and country ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: