Light & Color

The Thaumatrope was invented in 1825 as a simple optical toy. Make your own Thaumatrope to see how this instrument will mix colors before your very eyes.


Want more art? Visit our neighbors as they host Lakefront Festival of Art virtually! There you will find kid’s activities and more.

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