Artbotics Project Kicks Off With Workshop

07/07/2006


* M E D I A   A D V I S O R Y *

Monday ߝ July 10

2:30 ߝ 4:30 p.m.

WHAT: Teens from Lowell High School will join computer science and art majors from UMass Lowell to create some really cool robotics this summer, in a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Supervising and harnessing the young talent will be artist Jerry Beck of the Revolving Museum and UMass Lowell professors Hyun Ju Kim, Art Department, and Holly Yanco and Fred Martin, Computer Science Department.

The young people will develop projects or interactive displays for visitors to the Lowell Folk Festival and for the Southeast Asian Water Festival, then incorporate their work into a gallery display for the Revolving Museum.

Team building is the subject of Monday’s workshop, led by Jerry Beck.

 

WHERE:     Revolving Museum, 22 Shattuck St., Lowell

WHEN:        2:30 ߝ 4:30 p.m., Monday, July 10

For more information, contact media@uml.edu or 978-934-3224