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With the way our technology is advancing, it’s looking more and more likely that robots will be running the show in a few decades. We’re not sure how or when it will happen, but the idea hardly seems far-fetched when we already have robots to clean our house (like in The Jetsons) and fight wars for us (like in Terminator).

If you want to get a head start on ingratiating yourself to your eventual robot overlords, then you might want to check out “Art of the Robot” at the I.D.E.A. museum, 150 West Pepper Place in Mesa. The exhibit features works from 15 different artists, including Aaron Voigt of Mesa and Doug Brannan of Buckeye.

Hours Tuesday, May 20, are 9 a.m. to closes at 4 p.m. Admission is $7. The exhibit is on view through Sunday, May 25. For more information, call 480-644-4332 or visit

Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sundays, 12-4 p.m. Starts: May 13. Continues through May 25, 2014
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Ed Kummerer