Final Fridays: Technologic

May 26, 2017 · Philadelphia, United States of America

We are so excited to be invited to be a part of The Philadelphia Museum of Art's Final Fridays!

May's theme is Art & Technology. We will be set up in the Great Stair Hall along with the following:

Artist Demos: Technology & Innovation

5:30–7:30 p.m

The Artist Microgrant Competition, hosted by  Technically Philly, asks artists to create immersive, interactive, or innovative creations that help art come to life through the use of technology. This year’s winning projects are by Kid Hazo and SamuelCusumano.

Meet Up with ChickTech Philadelphia

5:30–7:30 p.m.

ChickTech is a nonprofit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing tech careers.

DIY Art with The Franklin Institutes

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Design an LED pin inspired by some of your favorite contemporary artists and watch MC Sketcher create Spirograph-like designs on a turntable.

DIY Art with<a href="https://www.facebook.com/TheHacktory/"> The Hacktory

5:30–7:30 p.m.

The Profile Bot’s web cam creates a pen drawing of your likeness while you wait. Looking for something more abstract? Try on a “wearable tech” glove and create video art with your movements.

Detours with Team Electromag Beatbox

5:45 & 6:30 p.m.

The winners of this year’s Hackathon share “Vibes,” a game about leaving impressions.

Performance: Quindar

5:45 & 7:15 p.m.

This collaboration between Wilco keyboardist Mikael Jorgensen and Philadelphia-based art historian James Merle Thomas combines archival research with music and performance. Experience an original performance using material from the Museum’s rarely seen archives and their upcoming debut LP, Hip Mobility.

Final Fridays and related programs are free with Museum admission

The first 20 people to stop by our table will get a FREE DRINK TICKET!

Come out for a night of networking and explore how Art and Tech collide!

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  • ChickTech Philadelphia

    This group is for women in technology looking to meet other women in tech. ChickTech facilitates hands-on technology-centric events to empower, support, and increase the confidence of women. Through our events, we build community, empower participants to see themselves as leaders, and provide networking and mentoring opportunities in the rapidly growing high tech industry. Plus you'll have opportunities for volunteering in our High School program. ChickTech: High School is a program created to show high sc

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