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The GIANT Dream Land

Grand opening: November 3rd

 

In November, we build together a GIANT Dream Land, an interactive exhibit that transports you to a cozy place! The GIANT Room invites children and their families to design hygge inspired artifacts, smart textiles and wearables, whimsical characters and stories, and interactive art pieces using responsive technology and fabrication tools. We will provide equipment and materials such as a laser cutter, 3D printer, solar panels, electronics, programmable LEDs, building materials, and inspiration to build upon.

Starting with a blank canvas, GIANT families will transform the hub into an interactive cozy space for all to enjoy.

Address: 548 West 28th Street New York, NY, 10001

Recommended for: Families with children 3 to 12 years old

How it Works?

You can join our hub for Open Studio which is unstructured all making family experience. You can also sign up to join one of our daily Workshops and After School Sessions to learn new skills and work on cool projects.

Families have the option to become member and unlock benefits including free day camps on days that schools are off, unlimited Open Studio Access, 10% discount on Workshops and After school sessions, and special events.


Open Studio

Open Studio hours are great opportunities for you to make a mess with your family, get creative, try new materials, and build something that brings joy and pride to your whole family. The GIANT team is there to support you with ideation of your projects, use of materials, techniques and troubleshooting. Your creations can be added to our collective exhibition of the month.

Time:

  • Weekdays: 10am to 6pm

  • Weekends: 10am to 3pm

After School Sessions

We offer a variety of after school classes where GIANT kids build specific skills, like coding, electronics, fabrication, animation, and design critiquing taught by exceptional artists, educators, and TED speakers. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join the workshops with their child. 

Fall Dates: Weekdays November 4th to Jan 31st

Time:

  • Monday - Friday at 3:30pm - 5pm with the option to extend to 6pm at no extra charge

Daily Workshops

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, we offer single workshops where GIANT kids build specific skills, like coding, electronics, fabrication, animation, and design critiquing to add to their projects. These workshops are great opportunity for kids to try something new or receive mentorship on a specific challenge they are trying to solve. Parents and caregivers are welcome to join the workshops with their child. 

Time:

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:30pm - 5pm with the option to extend to 6pm at no extra charge

STEAM Day Camps

When schools are close, join The GIANT Room doors for the most epic STEAM day camps, and leave with gigantic ideas and new skills! On your day camp, you’ll have the chance to play around with our fabrication tools including a laser cutter and 3D printer, electronics, programmable building blocks, and art and crafts materials. Things you’ll learn and make on your schools day-off at GIANT will come handy for your school’s work too!

Upcoming Dates:

  • Tuesday, November 5th

  • Monday, November 11th

  • Friday, November 29th

Hours: 9am to 6pm

After Hour Events for Parents

We’ll host panel discussions with renowned experts around topics of parenting, STEAM education, healthy dose of tech, and kids empowerment.

Make sure to join our email list to be on the know of the latest event.

Final Exhibition

On December 15th, we’ll curate a show in the gallery based on children’s art pieces and celebrate the holidays in our Dream Land!

Dates: Dec 15th