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 2018 Panoply Arts Festival:

STEAM Interactives:

Defense Acquisition University’s Golden Gadget – Festivalgoers will learn about the golden ratio through art, architecture and nature after which they will make their own golden ratio divider.

Huntsville STEAMworks’ Wonder Whirlers presented by WOW! Internet, Cable, and Phone – Using a chipboard, festival goers will learn the science of optics by making a Thaumatrope and observe a zoetrope.

Huntsville AL L5 Society’s Go-Go Lunar Rovers presented by National Space Club – Festivalgoers are off to the races to learn about different types of energy as they make and test a car made from household items.

Urban Engine’s Gigantic Geometry pres. by Aero Thermo Technology – Using brightly colored yarn, festivalgoers will create large-scale geometric shapes in the park

Huntsville Ballet Company’s Rocket Dancers pres. Avadian Credit Union – Festivalgoers will learn the physics of a leap and then make a straw rocket.

Other hands-on activities include:

First Baptist Church Community Mosaic – Tiles from an iconic piece of Huntsville public art gets new life at Panoply Arts Festival. First Baptist Church will lead the community in creating a new mural using pieces from the beloved Cosmic Jesus mural that is currently undergoing renovation. The final mosaic piece of art, created by festivalgoers, will be placed on display somewhere in the city to live long after the festival weekend ends.

Huntsville Symphony Guild’s Discover Music presented by Nicole Jones Commercial Real Estate – Huntsville Symphony Guild returns with their instrument Petting Zoo.

Ferocious Fire Breathers presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing of Alabama – Create ferocious fire breathing dragons made from upcycled materials

Brilliant Birdies presented by Randolph School – Colorful watercolor birds

Puck’s Portals presented by Parkway Place Mall – Whimsical fairy doors made with popsicle sticks, buttons, and paint

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

Panoply Letters presented by Wells Fargo – Paint 6′ tall letters spelling out P – A -N – O – P – L – Y