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Perceptual and Cognitive Illusions

June 18 @ 8:00 am - June 20 @ 5:00 pm MDT
CSU Nancy Richardson Design Center, 522 West Lake Street- Design Exhange Room
Fort Collins, CO 80523 United States
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Perceptual and Cognitive Illusions - SummerFest 2019

Quirks of our Everyday Experience Program: During the first few days of Off the Hook Arts’ SummerFest 2019, a select group of cognitive scientists from around the world will be convening in Fort Collins for a mini-conference on perceptual and cognitive illusions and other oddities of our everyday impressions and experiences. Many of the scientists in […]

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8:00 am

Balsa Wood Violins

June 19 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 21, 2019

Preston Middle School, 4901 Corbett Dr
Fort Collins, CO 80528 United States
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Balsa Wood Violin Project - SummerFest Academy Program

Are you interested in making music or MAKING INSTRUMENTS? Off the Hook Arts, in collaboration with Poudre School District's STEM Summer Camp Program, presents an instrument building class with support from professional violin luthiers and accomplished woodworkers. Have you ever wanted to build your own musical instrument? Do you like working with your hands using […]

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12:00 pm

Champions of Illusion

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm MDT
CSU Nancy Richardson Design Center, 522 West Lake Street- Design Exhange Room
Fort Collins, CO 80523 United States
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Free 75 spots left
Viewpoints - SummerFest 2019

Speaker: Stephen Macknik Program: Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde have studied the neuroscience of sensory and cognitive illusions in their laboratories for almost two decades, and promoted them to general audiences as an exciting and spectacular tool to confront our wider misperceptions and sharpen our critical thinking skills in our so called ‘post-truth’ era. In […]

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Art Show – Image and Illusion

June 19 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm MDT
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until June 29, 2019

Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524 US
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Featuring works by artists Arieh Shalev, Haley Hasler, and George Deem, the Carnegie Center for Creativity is a well-known gallery for weekly art exhibits. The main gallery is a backdrop for this summer’s festival theme of Perception. Deception. Illusion. Confusion, and the home of our evening events during the first two week’s of this season’s […]

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7:00 pm

Mystery for the Mind:

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm MDT
Carnegie Center for Creativity, 200 Mathews Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524 US
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$10.00 - $30.00
Mystery for the Mind - SummerFest 2019 Off the Hook Arts

Making the Impossible Possible Presenter: Petter Kolm, Mathemagician Program: Magic and Math. Certainly, we know the laws of science cannot be defied, right? Yet, sometimes we hear that “you can do anything you set your mind to.” In the engaging and interactive show “Mystery of the Mind,” mathemagician Petter Kolm demonstrates that the boundaries of what […]

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