Illustration Contest

The Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum held a contest from February to May to interpret our Technology Timeline for a future digital version.  Kids and teens were encouraged to participate in this interesting project by illustrating stories and questions that trigger new innovations.  Children will also learn how to become inventors and innovators.

Artwork Examples

Kids and Teen Illustrations Winner Announcement & Reception

Date and Time:   Sunday June 8, 2014, 1-4 PM
Location:  Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum

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We are holding a special Kids and Teens illustration Contest Reception on Sunday, June 8th from 1 to 4pm at the Sunnyvale Heritage Park Museum.   The Technology Timeline iBook Contest has been successfully completed. We received 245 artworks total, covering 35 tasks in two themes:  Computation and Consumer Technology.   Many of the submitted artworks excel in both artist skill and illustration! Parents and children have told us that the contest was “quite a challenge” but that they all learned a lot during this process.   Now it is time to celebrate, and see if you can shine in our technology knowledge trivia game.   Even if you didn’t enter the contest, come to the reception to see creative artworks from 5-year-old, 10-year-old, or 12-year-old, and join the fun trivia games with prizes.

Agenda (Starting at 1:30PM):

  • Opening remarks by Laura Babcock, Museum Director
  • Acknowledgement by City Council Member
  • Guest Speaker:  Richard Chuang (Startup History – Hollywood in Sunnyvale)
  • Technology Timeline iBook preview
  • Winner raffle drawing by Council Member
  • Technology Timeline Trivia Games (with prizes)

About  Richard Chuang:

Richard is CEO of Cloudpic and co-founder of Pacific Data Images (PDI). PDI was a computer generated animation company and later acquired by Dreamworks. PDI has been involved in many well-known animation films like Shrek and Madagascar. As an artist, Richard will take us back to the beginning of one of the first companies in the world to balance art, creativity, and technology in the heart of Silicon Valley. Richard has previously won a SciTech Oscar for his work.

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Museum High Tech Timeline

Museum High Tech Timeline

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