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Animation Academy

Try Your Hand at the Science of Animation
Now Open - Free with COSI Admission

Explore animation technology and see your favorite animated characters come to life at this summer exhibition. You can create your own stop-motion animated shorts, learn about the art of storyboarding, create your own animation drawings, and much more!

The exhibition highlights favorite animated characters, such as Gumby, who explains the process of creating clay puppets and shooting stop-motion animation. Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels also includes the world’s largest traveling 3D Zoetrope and authentic stop motion sets and puppets from the master of stop-motion, Ray Harryhausen. Also featured is a look at the career of Chuck Jones, known for his work on the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons.


Animation Academy

Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels
was developed by Stage Nine Exhibitions
in conjuction with:
Chuck Jones Center of Creativity
LOONEY TUNES and all related characters and elements © & TM WBEI. (s21)

The Animation Academy Media Partners