INNOVATION STUDIOS

What’s Up in Innovation Studios?

Check out live science & technology demonstrations daily in Innovation Studios! Topics include everything from science, technology, and engineering to art and math. Because featured demonstrations change daily, be sure to check out the demo board with times and locations found at the entrance of Innovation Studios.


Disney at the Museum! February 13 | 10 AM

From the innovative minds of Disney•Pixar comes a hilariously heartwarming adventure about the power of confronting and overcoming your fears and discovering who you are meant to be. Disney will be on site giving away posters, and families will have a chance to win a digital copy of the movie!


 

Share the Love Weekend!

Join us in Innovation Studios on Valentine's Day Weekend for activities that will make your heart throb. Click here for more details!


 

Maker Studio

Maker Studio is back for Spring 2016! Visit Innovation Studios the first weekend of every month for an exciting new group of DIY activities led by Makers and staff here at the museum.

Drop-In Times:

First Saturday of the month, 10 AM – 5 PM

first Sunday of the month, 2:15 PM – 4 PM

Feel free to drop into Maker Studio during any of these times! All activities are included with general admission to the museum and are available for any guest ages 8 and up. (Space in Maker Studio is first-come, first-served.)

Exclusive Member Hours:

First Sunday of the month, 12 PM – 2:15 PM

Want to guarantee a spot in Maker Studio? Pre-register for FREE with the Membership office to secure your spot in Maker Studio! Time slots are 45 minutes in length and are available from 12-12:45 PM, 12:45-1:30 PM, and 1:30-2:15 PM. Call 817-255-9313 for more information and to register. Space is limited to six guests at a time and all participants must be ages 8 and up. Families with younger guests are welcome to stay with their family and observe. Pre-registration is required and will close on the Friday before each Maker Studio. If a participant has not arrived by 10 minutes past their scheduled time, the space will be forfeited to an on-site waiting list.

Upcoming Maker Studio Dates:

Saturday, February 6th and Sunday, February 7th

*Registrations for Exclusive Member's Hours are full for February's Maker Studio. Please join us to enjoy drop-in hours on Saturday from 10AM - 5PM and Sunday from 2:15 - 4PM. Members may also sign up to fill any unused spots or"no-shows" on Sunday at opening. The waiting list will be available with Maker Studio staff in Innovation Studios beginning at 12 PM.

Leather Working

Take a cue from the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo’s fashion and join us in Maker Studio to learn the art of Leather Working! See how leather is cut and tooled into amazing designs while you create your own bracelet, bookmark, or coaster.

Saturday, March 5th and Sunday, March 6th

High-Tech Bubble Wands

Get ready early for the soapiest event of the spring, BubbleFest! Learn how to bend and solder metal into your own unique bubble wand and then see how you can attach motors and code an Arduino to create a motorized bubble blowing experience.

Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd

 iMake

Maker Studio will be on hiatus this month as we turn the entire Innovation Studios into a giant Maker festival! iMake is the Museum’s premier Maker event of the year. Join us for two days of making, creating, innovating, and meeting other makers from across the entire DFW area.

Saturday, May 7th and Sunday, May 8th

TECHtiles

Maker Studio brings back some of its most popular textile projects! Learn how to do wool felting and finger knitting with a high-tech twist where you can add LEDs and light up your projects using conductive thread and sewable battery packs.

*Visit http://www.fwmsh.org/make for more information.


 IMAGINER - Tinker!

Imaginer Studio is filled with unusual and interesting building challenges using traditional and not-so-traditional materials.

DESIGNER - Light!
Continuing with its popular light, color, and shadows theme, Designer Studio sparkles and gleams with opportunities for luminous explorations.

DOODLER- Create!
Design and create art projects of your own inspiration using art-making methods from drawing to collage.

INVENTOR / MAKER - Build!


Eric Olson, engineer and the Museum’s Volunteer Keva builder, recently created a new sculpture for the studios.  Check out their time lapse video.

 


Hero: 

Studio Hero

Fun Fact
Five of the movies shown in the Omni Theater have been nominated for Academy Awards: The Living Sea, Dolphins, Cosmic Voyage, Alaska: Spirit of the Wild, and Special Effects: Anything Can Happen. Peter D. Parks was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer

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