Capture the Colorful Cosmos

As part of the Plutopalooza events, celebrating the space probe New Horizons’ fly-by of Pluto, the Museum of Nature & Science will host a workshop fusing the worlds of art and science.  Students will learn about astronomy, remotely control a telescope to take an image of a celestial object, and process the image for visual impact.  Students will then use the image as the basis of an art project.

The free, three-day workshop will take place Tuesday through Thursday, June 30 – July 2.  Registration is open to students grades 5 through 8.  While the workshop is free, space is limited and pre-registration is required.  Contact the museum for specifics and to register:  575-522-3120.  Website:  http://las-cruces.org/museums.

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