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Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Barrel Organ Automata
Scotiabank Backbeat presents: Barrel Organ Automata

Explore how engineering and art work together in automata, mechanical toys often used by organ grinders to attract crowds to their barrel organ. Prototype, test, and design your very own eye-catching automaton and make it dance along to a barrel organ from NMC's collection.

Scotiabank Backbeat provides regular weekend activations for families, children, and general visitors of all ages, including pop-up music performances, hands-on activities, presentations from community partners, and more.

Scotiabank Backbeat is presented by