Animagic Museum of Animation

Did you know that many of the hottest movies in the last 30 years were made possible by people who live in the Berkshire area? This talent is responsible for "the Slit-Scan" effect used in 2001: A Space Odyssey, "living painting" technology used in What Dreams May Come, the "360-degrees-bullet" effect used in The Matrix, the stereoscopic effect used in Spiderman The Ride, and much more. Free guided tours are available to groups big and small, and a 2-hour movie-making workshop can be added on for a fee.

contact info

Hrs: Daily, by appointment only.

Animagic Museum of Animation

A 20-minute guided tour of the Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art will introduce students to the world of special effects. They will see ceramics, artwork, and original animation models used in famous movies, as well as a genuine Academy Award won by Eugene Mamut, a co-owner of Animagic. During their tour, students will hear about the modern technologies that went into the making of The Matrix, X-Men, and other movies. Groups can also add on a two-hour workshop as part of your trip, during which students will have the opportunity to create their own model and make an animated movie. They’ll next get to record it on the computer, add sound and music, and then have it uploaded to YouTube. The Animagic Academy also offers advanced team workshops.

supports classroom learning in:
Visual Art.

topics covered:
Animation, Movie Making, Digital Art, Claymation, Sculpture, Craft.

contact info
Phone: 413-841-6679
Email: mambor54@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours 20 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Animagic Museum of Animation

Did you know that many of the hottest movies in the last 30 years were made possible by people who live in the Berkshire area? This talent is responsible for "the Slit-Scan" effect used in 2001: A Space Odyssey, "living painting" technology used in What Dreams May Come, the "360-degrees-bullet" effect used in The Matrix, the stereoscopic effect used in Spiderman The Ride, and much more. Free guided tours are available to groups big and small, and a 2-hour movie-making workshop can be added on for a fee.

contact info

Hrs: Daily, by appointment only.

Animagic Museum of Animation

A 20-minute guided tour of the Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art will introduce scouts to the world of special effects. They will see ceramics, artwork, and original animation models used in famous movies, as well as a genuine Academy Award won by Eugene Mamut, a co-owner of Animagic. During their tour, students will hear about the modern technologies that went into the making of The Matrix, X-Men, and other movies. Groups can also add on a two-hour workshop as part of your trip, during which scouts will have the opportunity to create their own model and make an animated movie. They’ll next get to record it on the computer, add sound and music, and then have it uploaded to YouTube. The Animagic Academy also offers advanced team workshops.

supports scout badges in:
Visual Art.

topics covered:
Animation, Movie Making, Digital Art, Claymation, Sculpture, Craft.

contact info
Phone: 413-841-6679
Email: mambor54@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours 20 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Animagic Museum of Animation

Did you know that many of the hottest movies in the last 30 years were made possible by people who live in the Berkshire area? This talent is responsible for "the Slit-Scan" effect used in 2001: A Space Odyssey, "living painting" technology used in What Dreams May Come, the "360-degrees-bullet" effect used in The Matrix, the stereoscopic effect used in Spiderman The Ride, and much more. Free guided tours are available to groups big and small, and a 2-hour movie-making workshop can be added on for a fee.

contact info

Hrs: Daily, by appointment only.

Animagic Museum of Animation

A 20-minute guided tour of the Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art will introduce campers to the world of special effects. They will see ceramics, artwork, and original animation models used in famous movies, as well as a genuine Academy Award won by Eugene Mamut, a co-owner of Animagic. During their tour, students will hear about the modern technologies that went into the making of The Matrix, X-Men, and other movies. Groups can also add on a two-hour workshop as part of your trip, during which campers will have the opportunity to create their own model and make an animated movie. They’ll next get to record it on the computer, add sound and music, and then have it uploaded to YouTube. The Animagic Academy also offers advanced team workshops.

topics covered:
Animation, Movie Making, Digital Art, Claymation, Sculpture, Craft.

contact info
Phone: 413-841-6679
Email: mambor54@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours 20 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Animagic Museum of Animation

Did you know that many of the hottest movies in the last 30 years were made possible by people who live in the Berkshire area? This talent is responsible for "the Slit-Scan" effect used in 2001: A Space Odyssey, "living painting" technology used in What Dreams May Come, the "360-degrees-bullet" effect used in The Matrix, the stereoscopic effect used in Spiderman The Ride, and much more. Free guided tours are available to groups big and small, and a 2-hour movie-making workshop can be added on for a fee.

contact info

Hrs: Daily, by appointment only.

Animagic Museum of Animation

A 20-minute guided tour of the Museum of Animation, Special Effects and Art will introduce students to the world of special effects. They will see ceramics, artwork, and original animation models used in famous movies, as well as a genuine Academy Award won by Eugene Mamut, a co-owner of Animagic. During their tour, students will hear about the modern technologies that went into the making of The Matrix, X-Men, and other movies. Groups can also add on a two-hour workshop as part of your trip, during which students will have the opportunity to create their own model and make an animated movie. They’ll next get to record it on the computer, add sound and music, and then have it uploaded to YouTube. The Animagic Academy also offers advanced team workshops.

supports classroom learning in:
Visual Art.

topics covered:
Animation, Movie Making, Digital Art, Claymation, Sculpture, Craft.

contact info
Phone: 413-841-6679
Email: mambor54@gmail.com

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School, High School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours 20 minutes. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: VariesRecommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee, Free Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

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