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Design Maker Workshop – Animal Inventions

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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One event on September 21, 2022 at 11:00 am

One event on December 7, 2022 at 11:00 am

$15

Do you have a pet or know someone who does? Do you like animals? How could you create a better way to care for a pet or help animals on a farm, at the zoo, or in the wild? Use your imagination to design something new in the maker space during the Design Squad Maker workshop series! In this workshop, you’ll learn steps in the design process while designing and creating something to help our furry friends. This program is designed for 8-year-olds through 11-year-olds.

Date and Time

This workshop will be held September 7, September 21, or December 7 at 11:00AM.

Cost

The cost for this program is $15 per participant.

How to Register

To register for this event, please contact Joyia Davis by phone at 205-348-6383 or email joyia.davis@ua.edu

Location

The museum is located in Smith Hall on the University of Alabama campus. The street address is 427 Sixth Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.

Check out our Directions page for step-by-step directions and parking and public transit info.

Directions

From Birmingham: Take Interstate 20/59 S to Tuscaloosa exit 73, McFarland Blvd. Head West on McFarland Blvd toward the University of Alabama. Exit right onto University Blvd. Follow University Blvd to Hackberry Lane. Make a right onto Hackberry Lane and turn into the second parking lot on your left behind Smith Hall (yellow brick building).

From Montgomery: Take Hwy 82 W to Tuscaloosa. Exit right onto University Blvd. Follow University Blvd to Hackberry Lane. Make a right onto Hackberry Lane and turn into the second parking lot on your left behind Smith Hall (yellow brick building).

Parking

There are five dedicated visitor parking spaces in the lot behind Smith Hall that can be accessed from Hackberry Drive. Upon arrival, once you pay for admission, you will receive a parking pass receipt that will entitle you to free parking in our museum visitor parking spaces. In addition, there is a parking deck located at Campus Drive and Hackberry Lane. The cost for visitor parking in the deck is $1 for the first hour and $2 for each additional hour.  To reach the parking deck, take Hackberry Lane to Campus Drive East, and the parking deck is on the right.

Public Transportation

The Tuscaloosa Trolley runs from the city’s downtown parking deck to campus.

Visit the Tuscaloosa Transit Authority website to find the downtown deck and a map of the trolley’s University Shuttle Route.

Details

Date:
September 21
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
$15
Website:
https://almnh.museums.ua.edu/

Venue

Alabama Museum of Natural History
427 6th Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0340 United States
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Phone:
205-348-7550
Website:
almnh.ua.edu