Community Playdate: "Blacksburg 16 Squares" by Thomas Tucker

Date: 
Friday, December 5, 2014
Location & Time: 

Moss Arts Center - Sandbox (8:30-9:30am)

Join us as we hear from Thomas Tucker (associate professor in the School for Visual Arts) about his ICAT funded grant "Blacksburg's 16 Squares: A Study of Time in Place AR and VR Recretaion of Blacksburg's 16 Squares". This will provide initial support to create a portfolio of the historic structures in Blacksburg and educational tools that can enrich the studies of school children and also provide a contextual background through which Virginia and U.S. history can be told. This project follws the model established with the "New Town Remembered: A Virtual Re-Creation":

http://www.icat.vt.edu/funding/new-town

"Community Playdates" are open discussions of topics and ideas from ICAT, Virginia Tech, and the community. We welcome any interested students, faculty, and community members to join these discussions, and enjoy coffee/pastries from the Next Door Bake Shop!