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"Geometry Playground" Exhibit (Image 6)

"Polyhedra," a specially commissioned artwork by Stacy Speyer for the Exploratorium

"Polyhedra," a specially commissioned artwork by Stacy Speyer for the "Geometry Playground" exhibit at the San Francisco Exploratorium. The large, colorful shapes--constructed of metal and suspended within reach--invite both handling and contemplation by viewers.

Developed by the Exploratorium, "Geometry Playground" is a fully interactive exhibition that includes over 20 exhibits and specially commissioned artworks. With "Geometry Playground," visitors use their hands, their bodies and their minds to explore what for most has been only a textbook subject. The exhibition was funded by the National Science Foundation (grant DRL 06-10436) and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Further information about the exhibit is available Here. (Date of Image: 2010) [Image 6 of 10 related images. See Image 7.]

Credit: Photo by Amy Snyder, 2010 Exploratorium,
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