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Solar Powered Art

Create a one-of-a-kind solar powered work of kinetic art. Family admission of $25 includes one solar art piece and museum admission, Saturday or Sunday, 10 am to 4 pm, for the whole family to explore the museum.

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Solar Powered Art
Solar Powered Art

Time & Location

Nov 04, 2023, 10:00 AM – Nov 05, 2023, 4:00 PM

Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403, USA

About the event

French artist, Alexandre Dang, designed these gadgets to promote the work of his non-profit, Solar Solidarité, to encourage appreciation of solar energy as a solution to the world’s energy needs. There are installations of “Dancing Flowers” and other designs in different countries that Dang hopes will inspire more use of solar solutions. Through his efforts, solar electrification has been provided to a hospital in Senegal, a school in Mali, and an orphanage in Tanzania. The concept is pretty simple: "Each solar work of art is made up of an engine and a solar cell. The solar cell collects sunlight and turns it into electricity. With electricity, the motor starts and the art moves."


  • Family Admission

    Includes one-day pass for the whole family to explore the museum plus one solar powered gizmo to which you can add your work of art.

    +$0.63 service fee
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  • Solar powered gizmo

    Purchase a gizmo to go, or additional gizmos for each family member. Makes a great gift!

    +$0.50 service fee
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