Don’t miss the opening celebration of the new imagiNATIONS Activity Center at the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York, showcasing the ingenuity of the Indigenous cultures of the Americas. Practice balancing techniques needed to master control of a traditional Yup’ik kayak from the Arctic, learn how to weave rope strong enough to create a bridge like one found in the Andes of Peru, and discover the counting and numeric skills of the Mayans. A vast array of activities celebrate Native innovations throughout history!
In this family-friendly, interactive space, visitors of all ages will explore Native scientific discoveries and inventions so ingenious many continue to affect the modern world. This exploration is made even more fun by solving puzzles, performing experiments, and playing state-of-the-art computer simulations.
Date: Saturday and Sunday, May 19 & 20
Time: 11:00am – 5:00pm (each day)
Location: One Bowling Green (National Museum of the American Indian)
Age: All ages
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