Steampunk Workshop at the American Museum of Radio and Electricity

Posted on August 8, 2011

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There is only one opportunity left to attend the Steampunk Workshop at the American Museum of Radio and Electricity in Bellingham, WA, – and learn to build retro-Victorian electronic gizmos – according to their website.

The workshops are for children between 8 and 14. Two of the three Wednesday afternoon sessions have passed but there is still one session scheduled for this coming Wednesday, August 10, 2011.

The museum offers a variety of educational programs and, according to their spring 2011 newsletter, support other arts and cultural happenings including an outdoor concert series in downtown Bellingham.

The museum also operates a Low Power FM radio station, KMRE-LP 102.3 FM which can be streamed on-line.

The AMRE Mission Statment:
The mission of the American Museum of Radio and Electricity is to offer exciting and educational experiences for audiences of all ages through galleries and public programs that illustrate the development and use of electricity, radio, and related electrical inventions that changed the course of human history.

Here are the full details on the upcoming workshop from the AMRE website:

Steampunk Electronics Workshop
AMRE is holding a series of Steampunk Electronics Workshops for children age 8-14. Instructor and AMRE founder Jonathan Winter delights in sparking the imaginations of children while teaching them to use tools, dismantle electronics, and create new and intriguing pieces of art.

Workshops will be held 1:00-3:00 on:
Wednesdays: July 27 August 3 & 10
Cost: $18 per day ($15 for AMRE members)

For more information and to register, please contact Anne Bargetz AMRE Director of Education, at anne@amre.us.

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