Innovation Family Festival

Saturday, May 2, 2015

11:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Kogod Courtyard

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Celebrate creativity, invention, and thinking outside the box—or container! Explore how containers are put to work, from shipping art and precious gems, to eco-friendly plant beds, to space suits. Make new containers from old ones in the cardboard playground or watch containers being made in a 3-D printer.

Co-sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Free and open to the public

Innovation Handi-Hour

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center

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Cutting-edge artists Christy Oates and Joshua DeMonte bring their laser cutting and 3D-printing skills to DC’s favorite crafting happy hour! Special one-time discounted admission gets you all you can craft, two drink tickets, live music, and snacks. 

Admission is $10 at the door (underwritten by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office), includes two drink tickets, light snacks, and all you can craft. Ages 21 and older.  Additional food and drinks will be available for purchase at the event.

Co-sponsored by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Click here for more information on Handi-hour and related instruction