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  • The Science Behind Pixar

  • Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The Science Behind Pixar. This interactive exhibition showcases the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) concepts used by the artists and computer scientists who help bring Pixar's award-winning films to the big screen.
  • Presented by: The Franklin Institute
  • Starts: 03-12-2016
  • Ends: - 09-05-2016
Title Organization Start Date End Date Location
Media 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union 08-14-2010 - 02-10-2017 Media Borough
Pay-What-You-Wish Sundays at Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia Museum of Art 09-05-2010 - 12-27-2020 Philadelphia Museum of Art
First Friday Philadelphia 03-02-2012 - 02-10-2017
Second Sunday Chestnut Hill: Shop, Stroll, Brunch Chestnut Hill 04-14-2013 - 02-10-2017
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now Penn Museum 03-01-2014 - 10-27-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
PNC Arts Alive Outdoor Sculpture Project New Hope Arts, Inc. 05-27-2015 - 06-21-2016 New Hope Arts Center
Barnes Arboretum Tour 07-10-2015 - 02-28-2021
Lost Egypt The Franklin Institute 01-30-2016 - 08-28-2016 The Franklin Institute
Rodney McMillian: The Black Show The Institute of Contemporary Art 02-03-2016 - 08-14-2016 The Institute of Contemporary Art
"Hello Sailor: The Sailor Icon in Pop Culture" Independence Seaport Museum 02-11-2016 - 09-01-2016 Independence Seaport Museum
Headed to the White House National Constitution Center 02-12-2016 - 11-13-2016 National Constitution Center
The Golden Age of King Midas Penn Museum 02-13-2016 - 11-27-2016 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Saturday Family Tours at the Fairmount Water Works! Fairmount Water Works 03-05-2016 - 06-25-2016 Fairmount Water Works
Free Storytime at the Arboretum (Ages 1-5) Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania 03-11-2016 - 08-19-2016 Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania
The Science Behind Pixar The Franklin Institute 03-12-2016 - 09-05-2016 The Franklin Institute
Breaking Ground: Printmaking in the US, 1940–1960 Philadelphia Museum of Art 03-26-2016 - 07-24-2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art
Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! Please Touch Museum 04-01-2016 - 09-05-2016 Please Touch Museum
First Friday-Rent Parties Philadelphia Jazz Project 04-01-2016 - 08-05-2016 Arch Street Meeting House
Magic in the Ancient World Penn Museum 04-16-2016 - 04-30-2017 Penn Museum (University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)
Three Photographers/Six Cities Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building 04-30-2016 - 09-25-2016 Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
Vlisco: African Fashion on a Global Stage Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building 04-30-2016 - 01-22-2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
Threads of Tradition Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building 04-30-2016 - 01-22-2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art - Perelman Building
9th Annual Dining Under the Stars Media Business Authority 05-04-2016 - 09-28-2016 Media Borough
Spruce Street Harbor Park Delaware River Waterfront Corporation 05-06-2016 - 09-05-2016 Spruce Street Harbor Park
Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site 05-06-2016 - 12-31-2018 Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

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