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    Lab

    Lab: Lighting up the El tracks with Chicago's Largest Piece of Public Art

    Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 12:30 - 2:00 PM @ Gensler
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    LAB - Labs bring together small groups for an exclusive, first-hand look into what happens behind the scenes at some of the most innovative companies, community leaders and institutions around Chicago.

    Things are getting a lot brighter in Chicago. The Wabash Lights is working to reenvision the future of interactive public art in Chicago by creating a canvass of lights that can be programmed by anyone, on the underside of Chicago’s El tracks. Join Kickstarter Co-Founder Charles Adler and Maria Demopoulos to get a first-hand look into their interactive light installation and STEAM (STEM + Art) curriculum for a chance to contribute to the largest piece of public art in Chicago. This in-depth look at the confluence of technology and art will give you a better sense of how places get their feelings and how STEAM approaches in schools are building the future of public art and education in Chicago. 

    When
    Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 12:30 - 2:00 PM
    Where
    Gensler
    11 E. Madison Street, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60602
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