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10 November 2017
Technopolis, the Flemish science centre Mechelen
Belgium
BE
Science Comedy Night

In celebration of the second International Science Centre and Science Museum Day on 10 November, Technopolis is organizing its very first Science Comedy Night.

19 October 2017 - 20 October 2017
Theatro Circo
Av. da Liberdade 697
4710-251 Braga
Portugal
PT

What would you ask a specialist in Nanotechnology?

Enjoy the chance to network with scientists, academics, politicians and discuss Nanotechnology among peers at INL Summit 2017 - 19th & 20th October!

Early Bird Tickets available here: https://lnkd.in/g5s_Msb

Find out more: https://lnkd.in/gv6cC7C

2 April 2017 - 3 September 2017
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon Move & Play

At Museon in The Hague. This exhibition challenges visitors to compete and cooperate, to play and have fun together.

2 October 2017 - 7 October 2017
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan – Italy
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

International training course for teachers and museum educators

13th edition, 2 – 7 October 2017
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci, Milan – Italy

6 days packed with lectures, museum visits, interactive workshops, discussion games and experimental activities to discover how to use museums as educational resources for teaching and learning in science. Teachers and museum educators will work side by side to improve their facilitating skills and support active engagement for the development of scientific citizenship.

29 May 2017 - 2 June 2017
Hiša eksperimentov
Trubarjeva cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI
INSPIRE workshop for creating and running Science Shows

If you are producing and/or performing (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is something you just have to do

INSPIRE (INternational »Science Performance Is Ready« Event)

May 29th – June 2Nd 2017 in

Hiša eksperimentov (The House of experiments), Ljubljana, Slovenia

24 October 2016
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon One Planet

The world population is growing, technology is advancing at lightning speed, we are all travelling more and most of us are almost permanently online. All this means that we are more and more one world. At the same time, we are increasingly aware of our influence on nature and climate, and of the great importance of our natural world. The United Nations is keen to use sustainable solutions to tackle the greatest global challenges. To do this, it has formulated 17 Sustainable Development Goals that it aims to achieve by 2030.

1 May 2016 - 5 March 2017
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75 - 79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE
Buddhism | Photography by Steve McCurry

Extended until the 5st march 2017

Steve McCurry is one of the most celebrated photographers in the world and has himself become an icon of reportage photography. His "Afghani Girl", the portrait of a child refugee became well known around the world in 1984.

11 November 2016
london
United Kingdom
GB

A webinar organised by BGCI (Botanical Gardens Conservation International)

18 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Enrico Fermi Center 00184 Roma
Italy
IT
Enrico Fermi Center (in 1900: Institute of Physics, University of Rome)

The "Enrico Fermi" Historical Museum of Physics and Research & Study Centre (Centro Fermi), on the occasion of the completion of the renovation works of its headquarters, namely the historical building where the Institute of Physics of the University of Rome was located since 1880 up to 1935 and where Enrico Fermi made the fundamental researches that led to his Nobel prize in 1938, is organizing an international Workshop on <<Science Communication and Science Museums: Prospects and New Ideas>>, that should also repre

27 July 2016
chicago
United States
US

Wednesday 27 July 2016 4:00 PM - 5:20 PM BST. This is part of the Communities in Nature Webinars brought to you by BGCI (Botanic Gardens Conservation International).

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International Centre for Life 20 October 2017

At International Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 13 October 2017

OliOli is the brainchild of parents who are passionate about positive play and the power of imagination. OliOli is the Hawaiian word for joy. Focused on hands-on activities that nurture curiosity, imagination and exploration, OliOli is an experiential play museum; with eight separate galleries spread over two floors. Each space has been lovingly and thoughtfully designed with fascinating art and innovative equipment, all inspired by ideas from leading global educators, development psychologists and artists.

National Museums and Galleries of Wales 12 October 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a resourceful, highly organised individual with excellent communication and project management skills to develop and manage Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales touring exhibitions and partnerships programme.

Cheltenham Festivals 12 October 2017
Cheltenham Festivals

At Cheltenham Festivals, Cheltenham (UK). Apply by 23 October

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència - Institut de Cultura de Barcelona 11 October 2017
Museu Blau, Barcelona's natural history museum

The Ecsite Board just chose Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona as the host of the next Directors Forum, to be held on 14-16 November 2018.

Eureka ! The National Children's Museum 11 October 2017
Eureka! Merseyside Concept drawing. Credits: Eureka!

Merseyside plans and Halifax expansion marks national children's museum Eureka!'s 25th anniversary.

Cap Sciences 10 October 2017

What is light? How does it influence our daily life? How do we share it? Luminipolis explores the nature of light with a twist. Based on the concept of escape games, it invites visitors, as part of a team or as individual, to learn more about the science of light by solving riddles and collecting clues. But time is off the essence in this experience and visitors only have a set amount of time in order to collect the right answers and unlock the exit door of Luminopolis.  

HNF Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum GmbH 10 October 2017

This exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum explores the work of the Canadian artist Todd McLellan who has a passion for taking apart everyday technical objects, ordering them and photographing them. The photos created as a result of this process are art works that impress the viewer with their soberness and their austere simplicity. Enhanced by objects from the NHF, the 34 photos on show are being displayed for the first time in Europe.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 10 October 2017

After working successfully together in 2005, back then we designed The Green Cradle and The Dream of Space Flight galleries, we were now contracted to design, develop and fabricate interactive exhibits for the refurbishment of this exhibit area at Guangdong Science Center.

The remodeled and renamed Space Dreams & Green Homeland gallery was reopened to the public on August 7, 2017.

www.gdsc.cn

photos © courtesy Guangdong Science Center

Science Gallery International 10 October 2017

Science Gallery London, part of King's College London, presents BLOOD: Life Uncut, an exhibition and event series that reveals the captivating, visceral power of blood to expose, shock and save lives.

The exhibition will feature a range of artists from around the world, including Jordan Eagles who created an installation projecting images of blood from sexually active gay, bisexual and transgender men, highlighting the UK and US legislation that restricts the donation of blood from MSM groups.

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