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 2017 Panoply Arts Festival:
Defense Acquisition University’s Musical Math – Learn how music is composed of ratios through demonstrations showing how ratios of different bell weights, pipe lengths and string tensions create musical notes and chords. Festivalgoers will then create their own simple slide whistle
Huntsville Ballet Company’s Physics of Pirouettes– Festival goers will learn about the physics of pirouettes, learn how to pirouette and create and decorate their own spinning tops
Arts Huntsville’s Mars Magnets presented by Avadian Credit Union – Learn about the solar system and make your own planet magnets
Huntsville AL L5 Society’s Hovercrafts presented by McDaniel and McDaniel – Learn how hovercrafts work and make your own out of cd’s and balloons
Panoply Pops presented by Aero Thermo Technology – Create your own Panoply fireworks using craft roll and paint in this community art activity that will be displayed in the park
Panoply Letters – 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.
Huntsville UNITY Project – Designed as interactive public art project and sponsored by Turner Construction, UNITY is a larger-than-life structure that simultaneously celebrates our uniqueness and strengthens our ties to each other. Festivalgoers will use colorful yarn to create the UNITY installation during Panoply to create a web of interconnectedness. Facilitated by community volunteers and the City of Huntsville’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, Huntsville’s UNITY Project is one of hundreds created in over 20 countries around the globe designed to celebrate our diversity and build stronger, more vibrant communities through art.
Flying Fish presented by Toyota Motor and Manufacturing of Alabama – Make and bring home your own 3D koi fish
Face Painting presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama – Festivalgoers can get their faces painted at one of the largest and most popular tents in the park
Zany Sculptures presented by Parkway Place Mall – Let your imagination and creativity run wild as you create colorful, zany sculptures
Huntsville Symphony Guild’s Discover Music – Experiment with new instruments
Popsicle People – Create fun characters out of popsicle sticks representing all areas of the arts