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Ralph Baer Day 2019 Open Gallery Hours!

March 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Happy Birthday Ralph Baer!

Come visit us during Open Gallery Hours to celebrate the legacy Ralph Baer, the Father of Video Games!

Test your gaming skills on our 15 foot interactive video game, the Baer Project Ping Pong installation. Game-related artwork on display and Chiptune music are created by local artists. Artwork on display will be for sale.

Get Involved: https://ralphbaerday.com/

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Ralph Baer Day 2019 is a multimedia art exhibition at Jupiter Hall that honors the legacy of Ralph Baer, the “Father of Video Games.” Ralph Baer Day 2019 features a 15 foot interactive video game, the Baer Project Ping Pong installation.

A former Manchester resident, Ralph Baer invented the first video game console and held over 150 patents on games, devices, and other technology like SIMON and the light gun (used to play Duck Hunt). Baer was an inventor and creator throughout his life, and while he didn’t necessarily want honors, he did want to inspire others to make things and play.

Ralph Baer’s inventions are a work of art that have inspired so many more creators. This exhibit of video game inspired art will serve as a reminder of the impact Ralph had on the lives of all.

All funds raised from donations and from purchasing game-related artwork on display during Ralph Baer Day 2019 will benefit the Baer Bench – Manchester, NH Project, a commemorative square featuring a bench with a seated statue of Ralph Baer: https://www.siliconmillyard.co/baersquare

For questions and updates, please contact Kelley Muir at kelley.muir@gmail.com – OR Katie Bérubé at katie@jupiterhallnh.com – OR text/call 603-289-4661.
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ABOUT RALPH BAER DAY 2019 PROJECT TEAM
Kelley Muir
Katie Bérubé
Daniel Bérubé
Ian Muir
Ryan Sutton
Dave Seah
Sid Ceaser
Sara Ceaser
Roxanne Chang

ABOUT JUPITER HALL
Jupiter Hall is a community-oriented multi-purpose creative digital media makerspace located in Manchester, NH where communities experience arts, culture and innovation. Our mission is to showcase and present exciting opportunities for storytellers, creatives and professionals. Jupiter Hall is winner of New Hampshire Union Leader 2018 Reader’s Choice Awards – “Best Art Gallery” (Silver).

Venue

Jupiter Hall
89 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03101 United States
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Website:
http://JupiterHallNH.com