Light Play

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Light Play is a series of optical adventures at the HoloCenter on Governors Island

Explore light, get creative and play. Participants are encouraged investigate science and art through making.

In 2018 we will not be on the Island for summer-break activities, so we set up something awesome…

Create together in the interactive Glow Space. Experiment with light painting, shadow and glow!
May 4 – June 10, 2018

Upstairs and open during gallery hours Fridays and Memorial Day 2-4pm, Weekends 12-5pm.
&explore the exhibition ‘Artist Photonics‘, questions and discussion with kids welcome

–please explain the importance of not touching other peoples artwork–
–exhibitions contain glass holograms–

Free – Donations appreciated.

Ferry and Contact Information

HoloCenter on Governors Island

Governors Island is great for kids to scooter and bike without cars. The Glow Space is up one flight of stairs email info@holocenter.org for accessibility assistance

Light Play and the Glow Space have been supported by SPIE – the international society for optics and photonics with a grant from  Participatory Safety (2017) for Light Play

What did we learn about?

–Polarization