CuddlyBots Maker Workshop
Aug 18, 2018
- Location: Denver Botanic Gardens
- 1007 York St., Denver, CO 80206
- Host Organization: Denver Botanic Gardens
- Price: $82 - $89
- Starting: 9:30 AM
- Science & Nature, Special Event
Design and create your own hi tech soft sculpture during this dynamic Adult Maker Workshop. Explore electronics, circuits and LEDs while creating a plush, felt and fabric pillow enhanced with technology. Participants have a blast working with our visiting artists and STEAM pioneers Monica & Tyler Aiello of Eurekus. Investigate the intersection of technology and fiber arts while discovering with other adult creatives. Play with microcontrollers, make a sewable circuit, and express yourself in fun and dynamic ways. No electronics or sewing experience necessary.
Price: $89, $82 member includes all materials to make your own CuddlyBot to take home
Instructor: Denver-based duo Monica and Tyler Aiello are award-winning artists and pioneering STEAM specialists recognized for their work uniting visual art, science, and education. For more than a decade, they have collaborated with NASA and the scientific community to create fine art and public practice initiatives that galvanize transdisciplinary collaboration and community engagement. As co-founders of Eurekus, the couple designs STEAM and Maker curricula and public programs for schools, libraries, colleges, institutions and museums. From K–12 workshops and family Maker events to professional learning experiences, the Aiellos also personally work with thousands of students and educators nation-wide each year. Their artwork is exhibited and collected internationally and they were honored at the White House as a US2020 STEM Mentoring Awards Finalist in 2015.