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2019 Roswell Science and Art Festival
October 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
Mark your calendars for the second annual Roswell Science and Art Festival, which will take place indoors this year at the Roswell Convention Center. The event aims to engage our community in science and art, while inspiring the next generation of creative and innovative thinkers. Organized in collaboration with several of the area’s leading science, cultural and educational establishments, the festival offers an opportunity to explore the science and art topics via practitioners from throughout the region. It’s sure to be a fun day your family won’t want to miss!
For more information call 575-624-6744.
The Roswell Museum and Art Center – in collaboration with area educational, science and cultural leaders – is presenting the 2nd annual Roswell Science and Art Festival on Saturday, October 12 at the Roswell Convention Center. This free all-ages event will present a fun-filled day of science and art opportunities with the aim of inspiring the next generation of creative and innovative thinkers.
The festival headliner to be announced in the coming days.
Additional guests include science centers Explora and Science Spectrum who will showcase some of their popular demonstrations and activities, including an inflatable planetarium; the New Mexico Military Institute’s science department who will present several fun activities in the Make Lab; the Roswell Fire Department with it’s Fire Obstacle Course; the Wheels of Wonder mobile museum; a drone obstacle course led by Airplay Media; and Michelle Matthews of Yoga at Down to Earth Nutrition Center with some energizing, family-friendly yoga sessions.
With organizing support by the Anderson Museum, Miniatures and Curious Collections Museum, and Bone Spring Art Space, the Roswell Museum’s popular sidewalk drawing activity for all ages is making a return with a new name, Chalk the Walk. Also new to the event this year, Keep Roswell Beautiful will be presenting a collaborative mural project made of recycled plastic bottle caps and lids to beautify our City and educate the public on recycling and reusing.
Also featured are the twenty top teams from area middle schools who participated in a build challenge to create models of Mars Colonies. Additional participating groups include the Eastern New Mexico University – Roswell’s iCenter and Early College High School program, University High School, Roswell Astronomy Club, Roswell Public Library, several state and federal agencies, among others.
This event is generously funded by Xcel Energy and the RMAC Foundation.