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Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Repair Rodeo – Cancelled

Due to updated TCNJ guidelines regarding novel Coronavirus, we are cancelling this event.

Repair Rodeo: learn to repair, not replace, your stuff! Drop by the Sarnoff Collection at 11:00 to learn how to solder and take home a flashlight you make yourself (registration required), and drop by from 12:00-1:00 for a repair workshop, where you can bring in objects needing repair and fix them with Sugru, a moldable glue.    

RCA @ 100

RCA @ 100

On November 20, 1919, the American Marconi officially became the Radio Corporation of America, and on November 17, 2019, we’ll celebrate RCA’s 100-year birthday with a series of events and activities that celebrate the company and the culture of innovation it engendered, and (of course) birthday cake! Do you have an RCA collection that you’d… Continue Reading

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

Temporary Exhibit | RCA Radios Through the Ages

  Radio Through the Ages: a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day Visit the Sarnoff Collection on Sunday, Feb.18 at 1:30 for a guided tour of Empire of the Air: RCA Radio in the 20th Century, a temporary exhibit for World Radio Day. Come to learn about the progression of radio technology through the ages,… Continue Reading

Playing with Innovation: The Games of Joseph Weisbecker

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘computer game’? For most people, the term describes a game played on a computer or other electronic device. However, in the late 1960s and early 1970s, before the microcomputer revolution that would make computer games as we know them possible, people played computer games that had… Continue Reading

Sarnoff Collection Presents New Exhibition on RCA’s Video Games

Sarnoff Collection Presents New Exhibition on RCA’s Video Games

From November 4, 2015 through May 20, 2016, TCNJ’s Sarnoff Collection will present a new exhibition Computer Fun for the Whole Family: Video Games and The Sarnoff Collection. In the late 1960s, RCA recognized the entertainment potential of computers and was among the first firms to produce electronic gaming systems aimed at the general public.… Continue Reading

Theremin Performance, April 8, 4 p.m.

Theremin Performance, April 8, 4 p.m.

The Sarnoff Collection is pleased to present a theremin concert by Mano Divina and the Divine Hand Ensemble on Wednesday, April 8, at 4:00 p.m. in Mayo Concert Hall in the Music Building. The event is free and open to the public. The theremin is one of the earliest and most extraordinary electronic music instruments.… Continue Reading

3D Printing Demo & Design Tutorial, Saturday, March 21, 11-1

3D Printing Demo & Design Tutorial, Saturday, March 21, 11-1

On Saturday, March 21, from 11:00 to 1:00, as part of the Trenton Computer Festival, the Sarnoff Collection is offering a 3D printing demo and design tutorial. This short, drop-in workshop will enable visitors to create object designs that can be printed. Rebecca Mercuri and Kevin Meredith will teach you how to use FreeCAD, an… Continue Reading

Interactive Exhibit Expo and Blue LED Demonstration, February 23

Interactive Exhibit Expo and Blue LED Demonstration, February 23

On Monday, February 23 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., the Sarnoff Collection will host a presentation of student designed state-of-the-art technologies for expanding and enhancing the experience of visiting TCNJ’s Sarnoff Collection. For the second year, students in TCNJ’s Interactive Multimedia Department’s course “Interactive Exhibition Design” have created a variety of new multimedia tools for… Continue Reading

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