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Posted on: May 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] The Dinosaur Company Animatronics: Virtual Factory Tour

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Virtual Program

Saturday, June 18, 11 AM

The Dinosaur Company (Billings Productions, Inc.) unites science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics to create life-size animatronic creatures. Take a behind-the-scenes look at this facility and become inspired to get into the STEAM field. This educational tour is great for older kids to stimulate their interest or for adults who want to reignite the sparks of inspiration.

On this one hour tour you will:

  • See the new built-to-suit factory and permanent home in Allen, TX.
  • Learn about the history and operations of The Dinosaur Company, AKA Billings Productions, Inc.
  • Get a basic overview of how animatronic creatures are made from start to finish.
  • Watch a demonstration of the production process.

This is an online tour via Zoom. The meeting link will be sent out prior to the start of the event. FREE, no library card required.

Registration opens Thursday, May 19.

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