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10:00 am

Da Vinci Day

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Join us to celebrate Da Vinci and the spirit of the renaissance with activities and workshops that connect curiosity, observation and innovation in flight, bridge building, parachutes, art and more

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11:00 am

Da Vinci Gliders

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Build a functioning model of Da Vinci’s bird wing glider in the woodshop. Da Vinci designed this hang glider after studying bird flight and wing mechanisms. It’s one of his...

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Wooden Sketchbooks

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Da Vinci’s sketchbooks were essential to planning inventions. Build a heavy-duty wooden sketchbook of your own in the woodshop. Use a power drill and saw, and learn how to spiral...

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Maker Studio: Fab Lab, Level 2

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
Fab Lab

If you've already taken Level 1 and want to up your game, we are now offering Level 2. Use TinkerCad to manipulate and design objects on a computer for 3D...

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1:00 pm

Automaton: Da Vinci’s “Robot”

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Using an elaborate system of pulleys and gears, Leonardo da Vinci created a mechanical knight that could stand, sit, and move its arms—now considered to be “the first human robot.”...

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1:30 pm

Da Vinci Gliders

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Build a functioning model of Da Vinci’s bird wing glider in the woodshop. Da Vinci designed this hang glider after studying bird flight and wing mechanisms. It’s one of his...

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Digital Portraiture

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Da Vinci used modern techniques, like the camera obscura, to create art. “Modern techniques” take a different meaning these days. In this portraiture workshop, we’ll use digital cameras, green screens,...

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Wooden Sketchbooks

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States

Da Vinci’s sketchbooks were essential to planning inventions. Build a heavy-duty wooden sketchbook of your own in the woodshop. Use a power drill and saw, and learn how to spiral...

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3:00 pm

Open Build: Fab Lab

March 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20817 United States
3D Printing

Pursue and develop your ideas and explore what you can create with the help of our trained coaches. Please note that you must have completed Level 1 Maker Studio: Fab...

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Unless otherwise noted, all events are held at KID Museum, 6400 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817.