Ball of Whacks Magnetic Blocks
Price (non-member): $40.00
Price (member): $36.00
This patented and award-winning creativity tool designed by Roger von Oech, consists of 30 magnetic blocks that can be taken apart and rearranged as a perfect 30-sided rhombic triacontahedron or multiple imaginative structures. Each piece is a "golden ratio" rhombic pyramid. Held in place by 180 rare earth magnets. Illustrated guidebook included. Ages 14 and up. Keep away from pets and pacemakers. 3"dia.
The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden has an artist-in-residence program that allows young visitors to connect with creativity in practice. Our toys, games and accessories are fun and practical illustrations of the design standards represented in the museum's collection.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.