Winner will have their sculpture 3D printed in MOSI’s 3D Printing the Future – The Exhibition
WHAT: MOSI will be hosting a design challenge that allows participants to design a sculpture out of clay. MOSI will provide participants with 4 oz. of Plastelina clay to sculpt a design of their choosing the day of the event. One lucky winner will have their art 3D printed for free.
WHEN: Saturday, July 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
WHERE: MOSI, Museum of Science & Industry
4801 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, Florida
FREE with MOSI admission
DETAILS: Participants will get to sculpt a design of their choosing out of clay provided by MOSI. Designers will have from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. to sculpt. Designs will be on display for voting from 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. The challenge winner will be announced at the end of the event. The winner will have their design scanned and 3D printed inside MOSI’s newest exhibit 3D Printing the Future – The Exhibition.
3D Printing the Future – The Exhibition illustrates 3D printing’s boundless and mind-blowing potential to re-shape how we live, work and play, while allowing visitors to try their hand at this transformative technology inside a hands-on workshop. 3D Printing the Future – The Exhibition is now open at MOSI and is a limited engagement experience. The sculpture challenge and the 3D Printing exhibition are free with MOSI admission and for MOSI members. MOSI admission, which includes 3D Printing the Future – The Exhibition and a documentary IMAX film, is $22.95 for adults, $20.95 for seniors (60+) and $18.95 for children (2-12). Museum hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information, call 813-987-6000 or visit mosi.org.
About MOSI (Museum of Science & Industry)
MOSI is a not-for-profit, community-based institution and educational resource dedicated to advancing public interest, knowledge, and understanding of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) and is home to the only IMAX® DOME Theatre in the state of Florida. With a total size of more than 400,000 square feet, MOSI is the largest science center in the southeastern United States. Learn through play inside Kids In Charge! the largest Children’s Science Center in the nation; The Amazing You—a 13,000-square-foot exhibition on health and wellness; or Disasterville, featuring Bay News 9 WeatherQuest, which combines education and 10,000 square feet of interactive exhibits on the science behind natural disasters. Conquer your fears on MOSI’s Sky Trail® Ropes Course, featuring 35 elements on a 12 – 36-foot-high, multilevel structure, or soar 700 feet on the Sky Trail Zip Line. Budding inventors can engineer anything imaginable and hold it in the palm of their hand in MOSI’s new technology playground and inventor’s studio, Idea Zone, and preschoolers can experiment with friction and collision physics in Slippery Science, a PNC Passport to Science – Grow Up Great Initiative. Additionally, MOSI recently unveiled its newest exhibition Mission: Moonbase, funded in part by NASA, where guests can travel to the moon to operate a lunar colony. MOSI is the proud winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museums by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the nation’s highest honor for museums. For more information on MOSI, visit www.mosi.org.