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imagiNATIONS Activity Center Will Focus on Native Innovation

December 18, 2017

In conjunction with its annual Children’s Festival, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York will soon unveil its newest educational initiative, the imagiNATIONS Activity Center. 

Artists rendering of entry to imagiNATIONS
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Artists rendering of ImagiNATIONS Gallery

National Museum of the American Indian/George Gustav Heye Center

Renderings detail the various sections of the imagiNATIONS Activity Center, a modern learning facility focused on teaching Native American innovations throughout history that are still a part of today’s world. The center opens May 17, 2018, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Children gather around activity table

Photo courtesy of Roto Group

Children test prototypes of a “Make It, Shake It: Suspension (tension) vs. Arch (compression) Bridge Technology” activity at a workshop in Dublin, Ohio. The final version of the activity will be installed in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York in its upcoming imagiNATIONS Activity Center, which kicks-off construction Nov.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Children with touch screen table

National Museum of the American Indian

The imagiNATIONS Activity Center is a modern learning facility for young visitors that focuses on teaching Native American innovations throughout history that shape today’s world through engaging interactive activities and installations. The center opens May 17 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Boy reads interactive screen

National Museum of the American Indian

The imagiNATIONS Activity Center is a modern learning facility for young visitors that focuses on teaching Native American innovations throughout history that shape today’s world through engaging interactive activities and installations. The center opens May 17 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

Children at interactive station

National Museum of the American Indian

The imagiNATIONS Activity Center is a modern learning facility for young visitors that focuses on teaching Native American innovations throughout history that shape today’s world through engaging interactive activities and installations. The center opens May 17 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.

imagiNATIONS Activity Center

ImagiNATIONS Center

National Museum of the American Indian

The imagiNATIONS Activity Center is a modern learning facility for young visitors that focuses on teaching Native American innovations throughout history that shape today’s world through engaging interactive activities and installations. The center opens May 17 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center in New York City.


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