BRICKS! is a new 3,000 square foot, highly interactive exhibition that is open now at the Discovery Center of Idaho! The hands-on exhibits have been designed and built by the Discovery Center’s Exhibits Team in the Micron Innovation Lab located within the Center.
BRICKS! ignites curiosity in design and engineering processes while visitors build, create, and imagine, developing a new appreciation for this timeless classic building block. With over a dozen STEM-based, hands-on exhibits and activities, and remarkable displays of brick creations from local artists, BRICKS! takes this iconic favorite to new heights and is sure to capture the minds and hearts of visitors of all ages.
A big THANK YOU to our presenting sponsor: Idaho STEM Action Center!
Also a big THANK YOU to the Idaho LEGO® User Group (IdahoLUG), for sharing your talented members and artwork with us and to POWER Foundation for their support!
We are thrilled to partner with the Idaho LEGO® User Group (IdahoLUG) and four of their talented members; Scott Bowman, Matt Lincoln, Jake Sadovich, and Jarrod Suarez; through our BRICKS! Exhibition. You won’t want to miss their awe-inspiring artwork including an 12-foot tall rocket, black-widow spider, ship in a bottle, galleon and more...all built with LEGO®!
Jarrod Suarez is an award-winning LEGO® Artist who has been building with LEGO® for over three decades. He is a LEGO® Technic and Bionicle enthusiast known in the LEGO® Community as “Technean”. When not at the build table, Jarrod enjoys playing music, practicing fine arts, and enjoying the outdoors with his family.
Artwork on display includes: Black Widow, Centipede & Crab
Matt Lincoln is an AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO®) who has been building custom LEGO® creations for 30+ years. His builds vary from contemporary houses to fantasy medieval castles. Besides building with LEGO®, Matt is an avid LEGO® set collector who also enjoys backpacking, the outdoors, and fishing.
Artwork on display includes: Galleon & Fantasy Gothic Castle
Scott Bowman’s Danish heritage meant LEGO® was part of his life from a very young age. As a “recovering” Mechanical Engineer, Scott rediscovered his love of LEGO® in a big way. Scott created IDEABRICKWORKS where he creates custom building kits using LEGO® brick and designs innovative STEAM and LEGO®-themed events.
Artwork on display includes: LEGO® UCS Millennium Falcon, Saturn V STEM Moon Shot & Saturn V Support Models
Jake Sadovich is an award-winning LEGO® Artist and Fan Designer of LEGO® Ideas Set #21313, Ship In A Bottle. When he’s not working with LEGO®, Jake spends his time with screen printing, escape room design, and construction.
Artwork on display includes: Ship in a Bottle Original, Ship in a Bottle Official Set, Leonardo DaVinci’s Ornithopter, Pitts Special, Steam Engine, Red-5