Gadgets: Adventures in Design: Using the gallery’s outstanding collection for inspiration, children designed wearable objects for the people of the future before getting hands on with materials and the starter electronics kit Little Bits to realise the creations. Workshop delivered with Hirsch & Mann.
Railway Codes: A 10-hour hackathon for developers, makers, engineers, data scientists, artists and train enthusiasts at North Tyneside’s Stephenson Railway Museum. Utilising historic data from both the museum collection and the UK rail network before creating new digital prototypes and artworks. Workshop delivered with Sparks North East.
New Inventors. An introductory electronics workshops for young people at the Discovery Museum. Experimenting with conductive dough, bringing it to life with light and sound, and creating electronic sounds by building own synthesisers. Delivered by Tech Will Save Us.
TimeCraft: In this workshop for 7–14 year olds at Arbeia Roman Fort participants explored Roman life and recreated Roman ruins in Minecraft.
The Museum as Medium – Teaching adults how to code and make digital sound works by utilising the data from the museum’s vast natural sciences collection. Designed with Shelly Knotts, co-delivered with Holger Ballwag, Tom Schofield and Lalya Gaye. .