Experience daily and one-time-only strandbeest-related events this summer, including walking demos, talks with Theo Jansen and Lena Herzog, short strandbeest-inspired films, After Dark: BYOBeest, tinkering with motion, and more.
Saturday, August 13, 2016 • 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m.
Explore the poetry of mechanical motion with a series of cinematic portraits capturing the inner workings of various automated machines, from industrial glass bottle-makers to whimsical kinetic sculptures.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 • 6:00–10:00 p.m.
We’re taking the movies outdoors. This shorts program, inspired by Theo Jansen’s work, features a imaginative creatures and inventions that embody a larger-than-life attitude. Join us for cartoonish destruction, mechanical mayhem, and absurd inventions that are too big for the building.
May 27–September 5, 2016
Daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Evening hours: Thursdays (age 18+) and Fridays (all ages) at 8:00 p.m.
Demo times are subject to change
Enjoy daily live demonstrations of pneumatically powered creations Animaris Suspendisse and Animaris Umerus Segundus.