ASL-Interpreted Demonstrations during Kids Week
ASL-Interpreted Presentations During Kids Week
This winter recess, join us at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum for live animal demonstrations, maker spaces, live performances and more during
Families and individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing are invited to attend for free on Friday, February 21, for American Sign Language-interpreted presentations, performances and demonstrations. Advance registration is required.
Friday, February 21, 2020 starting at Noon
Noon – NYU Instructor Doug Vitarelli on The Evolution of Animation
More information coming soon!
1:00pm – Intrepid Education: Intrepid Space Academy
Dive deeper into the Intrepid Museum’s artifacts and exhibits during our daily educational demonstrations.
2:00pm – Presentation by NASA Astronaut, Ricky Arnold
Learn about Life in space from NASA Astronaut, Ricky Arnold.
3:00pm – Presentation by NASA Flight Director Allison Bolinger
From Swimming Pools to Vacuum Chambers: How We Teach Astronauts to Spacewalk.
Learn how Allison prepares astronauts on Earth to perform spacewalks aboard the International Space Station, including demonstrations of spacesuit components, tools, and details on the many facilities used for training.
We have a limited number of free tickets available so register soon. ASL students are welcome to attend the ASL-interpreted events, but are not eligible for free admission.
You can view the full schedule of Kids Week events and presentations here:
ASL interpretation is also scheduled for Tuesday, February 18: