Experience the "persistence of vision" phenomenon behind movies by creating your own simple optical-illusion toy that combines two images into one!
Thaumatropes can be made from a card with a different image on each side, sandwiched around a stick. When you spin the stick quickly in your hands, the two images look like they’re combining to form a new, single image (like the images of a flip-book combining into a little movie). We’ll be creating this optical-illusion toy by drawing our own fun images that blend together.
AGE GROUP: | Family and Children (6-12) |
EVENT TYPE: | Education and Lifelong Learning |
|Mon, Mar 27||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 28||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 29||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 30||10:00AM to 8:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 31||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sat, Apr 01||10:00AM to 5:00PM|
|Sun, Apr 02||Closed|
The Ives Main Library, designed by renowned architect, Cass Gilbert in 1911, is a cornerstone of the historic New Haven Green. The facility is a community treasure and features unique design details, including several WPA-era murals. Ives is open 54 hours a week, Monday-Saturday, and houses major public service departments for children and teens as well as adult reference, a computer tech center and Ives Squared, a newly renovated space for innovation and entrepreneurship.