Colorful Program at the Ars Electronica Center

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THU 13.10.2022 – SUN 23.10.2022

(Linz, 10.10.2022) Playfully immerse themselves in the world of programming, walk around the Milky Way or explore mysterious rooms inside a pyramid. During Children’s Culture Week, a colorful program awaits young visitors* to the Ars Electronica Center from Thursday, 13.10.2022 to Sunday, 23.10.2022. Admission for children up to 14 years of age is free. Workshop participation costs 2 euros per child. Please register at or 0732.7272.51.

Children’s Research Lab / THU 13.10.2022 – SUN 23.10.2022 (except MON 17.10.2022) / each from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm / for children from 4 to 8 years of age
How can children be introduced to technology in a fun way? The Ars Electronica Center’s Children’s Research Lab shows how. From intuitively composing pieces of music to playfully immersing themselves in the world of programming to building Lego animals that can be brought to life with the help of an AI system.

Children’s Culture Deep Space / FRI 14.10.2022 – SUN 16.10.2022 & FRI 21.10.2022 – SUN 23.10.2022 / each 4:30-5:00 p.m. / for children ages 4 and up
Take a walk on the Milky Way and catch a star or two, explore hidden rooms inside a pyramid in the footsteps of the pharaohs, or save the Earth from aliens together. Exciting virtual experiences in 2D and 3D await you at Children’s Culture Deep Space.

Workshop: The World in Tons / SAT 15.10.2022, SUN 16.10.2022, SAT 22.10.2022, SUN 23.10.2022 / each from 2:00 – 4:30 pm / for children from 6 to 10 years old
In the children’s research lab, a wide variety of children’s interests are covered. Various garbage cans filled to the brim with exciting materials and games are waiting to be discovered and explored. From outer space to bionics, from the human body to 3D printing.

Workshop: Tardis Buddies / FRI 14.10.2022 from 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm / for children 4 years and older
Tardigrades, nematodes, wheel and slipper animals: All microscopic creatures that can normally only be observed via transmitted light microscope. In this workshop, highly magnified images of these little animals are cut out by laser cutter, designed with various materials and made to glow.

Kids’ Research Laboratory / photo: Florian Voggeneder / print version

Children’s Culture Week Deep Space: Uniview / photo: Robert Bauernhansl / print version

Children’s Culture Week Deep Space: Game Changer Suite / photo: Robert Bauernhansl / print version