about the exhibit
Inspired by Rube’s original illustrations and inventive storytelling, this exhibit contains a collection of new 3D, life-size machines and hands-on, interactive components that connect Rube’s iconic cartoon contraptions to the way things work in the physical world. These experiences provide insight into the legacy of Rube and how classic engineering principles can be re-imagined as entry points for deeper exploration of STEAM concepts for 21st century learning.
|COST:||$80,000, plus inbound shipping|
|SIZE:||2,500–3,000 sq. ft.|
Fall 2021 — Booked : Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Spring 2022 — Booked : Please Touch Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Summer 2022 — Booked : Kalamazoo Valley Museum, Kalamazoo, MI
Fall 2022 — Booked : Impression 5 Science Center, Lansing, MI
Spring 2023 — Booked : Children's Museum of Memphis, Memphis, TN
Summer 2023 — Booked : Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage , Beachwood, OH
Fall 2023 — Booked : Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, UT
Spring 2024 — Booked : Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Summer 2024 — Booked : The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, Gainesville, FL
Fall 2024 — Booked : The Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention, Gainesville, FL
Spring 2025 — Booked : ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT.
Summer 2025 — Booked : ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, Burlington, VT.
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