Panoply Interactives

Panoply’s interactive arts activities offer guests of all ages the opportunity to get creative with art, music and more! Here are the activities you’ll find at the 2016 Panoply Arts Festival:

STEAM Interactives:

Arts Huntsville’s Binary Bands, presented by Lockheed Martin – Write your name in code! Festivalgoers will use binary code guides to create their names with colored beads

HAL5’s Lava Layers – Make a mini lava lamp with colored water and oil and learn about density.

Huntsville Ballet Company’s Mobiles in Motion – Create mobile structures inspired by Alexander’s Calder’s kinetic mobile structures. Students will learn about the function and form of levers and other simple machines, balancing levers and finding equilibrium. Students can also explore how the body can find equilibrium and creates its own levers and simple machines with dance.

Defense Acquisition University’s Wonder Waves – Interactive lesson in how music frequencies can be brought to live on paper to create artistic designs.


Community Art:

Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Flower Power, presented by Aero Thermo Technology– Festival goers will create flowers from recycled plastic water bottles and “plant” them in the grass area in behind the Art Museum. Huntsville Botanical Garden will also provide lessons about photosynthesis.

Panoply Letters, presented by Wells Fargo – The large Panoply letters are returning! These giant letters in the park are for festival goers to paint, creating a beautiful array of colors on P-A-N-O-P-L-Y.


Other Interactives:

Huntsville Symphony Music Guild’s Discover Music, presented by Dynetics, Inc.– Kids and adults can explore musical instruments with this hands on activity.

Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Alabama’s Creative Capes – A favorite with the kids, festival goers will create and design their own capes made from t-shirts.

Huntsville Art League’s Easel Art – Paint a picture on an easel set alongside the spring

Valley Conservatory’s Drum Circle – Group drumming for all ages.

Face Painting, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabamaf – One of the largest and most popular tents in the park, this is where festival goers of all ages can get their faces painted.