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Pyramids, Ziggurats, and Skyscrapers, Oh My!

07 May 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Organized by: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Venue: deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
51 Sandy Pond Road

A special all-ages program for ArtWeek Boston.

Join us for an exhilarating, mind-bending, and amusing afternoon for all ages as we puzzle through Sol LeWitt’s conceptual art-making process and together make a mega city in the Sculpture Park. Using LeWitt’s Tower (DC) cement block sculpture as inspiration, we will build pyramids, ziggurats, and skyscrapers scaling up child’s play to as high as the tallest person can reach. While designing and building, we will get an inside look into one of the 20th century’s greatest artistic minds.

Cardboard boxes will abound as we create a super-sized stacked city bridging cultures and times. Architects from BSA Space (Boston Society of Architects) will lead a sculpture park challenge with their extraordinary LEGO® collection. Your math and collaboration skills will combine forces to create playful formulas and design directions for structures that others will build.