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AAAS Famiy Science Days

  • Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 2600 Woodley Road Northwest Washington, DC, 20008 United States (map)

Come join Art Way Alliance at the American Association for the Advancement for Science's (AAAS) Family Science Days. Celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) in an all-ages setting where participants can explore interactive science exhibits, discover cool science careers, and ask any pressing questions to knowledgeable scientists. 

Art Way Alliance will be there to contribute the art component to this STEAM focused event. Join us for science themed art workshops, demos, masking making, and other activities for students and their families. 

We're hosting the following workshops: 



Inking and Coloring - Keir Lyles will be inking and coloring artwork throughout the whole day at Art Way Alliance's table. All are welcome to come join him and even receive pointers on their work.


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Science of Comic Book Creation with Raymond Francis: Comic book artist Raymond Francis of The Ray, Tim & Rob show shows artists the best methods to create their own comic while giving an overview on the history of the medium. 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

How to Write Comic Books: Jordan Clark teaches participants how to create coherent comic books scripts that artists can use to make their stories come to life. 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Basic Shapes of Robots: Join Kofi Simmons throughout the day to create your own robot character. 


12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

STEM Character Design: Tyrone Barnes uses Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) to teach participants how to create their own themed characters. 

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Animation of Chickens & Octopi: Come study the differences between the movements of invertebrate and vertebrate animals by making your own short cartoon with Jake Heagy

 We'll have Science and Art interacting seamlessly all weekend. We can't wait to see you there! 

~ Art Way Alliance



Later Event: March 6
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