Loop is a cross between a music box, a zoetrope and a railway handcar. The family-friendly illuminated musical installation consists of 12 giant zoetropes – an optical toy invented in the 19th century that predates the animated film – that show images in rapid succession, creating the illusion of motion.
People sit inside the giant wheel and pump the lever together to activate the beautiful images inspired by 12 different childhood fairy tales (click here to view the animations on each LOOP). When the cylinder starts spinning, it lights up, making a series of still images appear to move through a flickering strobe effect that accompanies the black and white images. The animation is visible from both inside and outside the cylinder and can be viewed from up close or far away.
501 West 7th Street (West 7th / Lamar)
Friday, September 28 - Sunday, October 28, 2018
8 a.m. - 10 p.m. seven days a week
Free parking is available evenings and weekends from 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. in the 9th / Cherry Street surface parking lot. (All parking spaces reserved until 6 PM) Metered parking spaces are also available throughout downtown. Additional parking information can be found by visiting fortworthparking.com.
With over 350 Fort Worth B-Cycle bikes scattered through major city districts, you can hop on a bike and head to LOOP. Dock your bike at the Burnett Park station.
Visit Trinity Metro's website for maps and schedules.
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