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Events

29 May 2017 - 2 June 2017
Hiša eksperimentov
Trubarjeva cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
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
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
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

A webinar organised by BGCI (Botanical Gardens Conservation International)

18 May 2017 - 19 May 2017
Enrico Fermi Center 00184 Roma
Italy
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

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).

22 June 2016 - 25 September 2016
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
The Crunch Logo

What’s in your food? What does your body need? Where does it all come from? Why does Life have a rubber chicken? Find out and make your own meal choices in this interactive show.

This show, developed by the Life team, is part of The Crunch project, an exciting year of activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet. Everyone's invited to get involved and help create the recipe for a happier, healthier future.

The Crunch project is brought to you by the Wellcome Trust. Recommended suitable for ages 7 plus.

21 April 2016 - 28 August 2016
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
Andrew Suryono: Orangutan in the Rain

In this fantastic exhibition, National Geographic reveals a world very few will have the chance to see for themselves. Shot by some of the world's finest photographers, "Rarely Seen" features striking images of places, events, natural phenomena, and manmade heirlooms seldom seen by human eyes.

24 November 2015 - 31 August 2016
National Hellenic Museum
333. S. Halsted St
60661 Chicago , IL
United States
AGEAN-Birth of an Archipelago in Chicago

Dive beneath the surface of the Aegean Sea and explore the tumultuous history and evolution of the beautiful sea and dazzling islands that were home to Sappho, Homer, Pythagoras, and Hippocrates and inspired fantastic mythical creatures, such as Cyclops, Circe, and the Sirens.

28 May 2016 - 3 January 2017
Life Science Centre
Times Square
Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
The giraffe specimen from ANIMAL INSIDE OUT

Get under nature’s skin with this unforgettable exhibition featuring real animals preserved through plastination. From goats to giraffes, elephants to eels and octopuses to ostriches - embark on an anatomical safari exploring more than 100 real animal specimens. Marvel at the muscles supporting the neck of the 5m tall giraffe and stand face to face with an adult gorilla. Thanks to the science of plastination, invented by Dr Gunther von Hagens, each animal has been painstakingly preserved allowing visitors to see what lies beneath nature’s skin in intricate detail.

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News

Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre 13 January 2017
Heureka's extension, January 2017. Photo: Mikko Myllykoski / Heureka

Heureka science centre has been renovated in phases between 2013 and 2016. The work culminates in the public opening, on 28 January 2017, of the extension built during the past year. There will be some 2,000 m2 of new public space. Of this area, 600 m2 will be taken up by the Cube Hall, a new exhibition hall that will allow Heureka to build more extensive temporary exhibitions.

Museo delle Scienze - Università di Camerino 22 December 2016

Waiting to return to its beautiful venue of the San Domenico monastery damaged by an eathquake on 30 October 2016, the University of Camerino Science Museum is planning outreach activities. Make a donation towards a museum van!

Science Gallery, Trinity College 13 December 2016

At Science Gallery Bengaluru, India. Apply by 27 January

International Centre for Life 13 December 2016

At Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK. Apply by 21 December

NorthernLight Design 9 December 2016
NorthernLight working on Floriade 2022

Floriade, the World Horticultural Exhibition, will open its 7th edition in spring 2022 in Almere. NorthernLight and BLOC have been selected to develop the new Floriade concept, including the identity, storyline, overall plan and marketing strategy.

The Floriade Expo will focus on the implications of worldwide urbanization on food, climate change and energy demand. It will be a ‘living lab’, a testing ground for research to innovative systems in the area of residual flows, water purification, water, mobility and food production in particular.

Archimedes Exhibitions 29 November 2016

We are celebrating: This autumn, Archimedes is turning 20 years old! Founded by a couple of friends with a collective passion for exhibition design, today around 70 people work in our interdisciplinary team in order to realise versatile exhibitions, research projects, brand spaces, and exhibits. In our offices we draft and design, what we promptly produce in our 1,000 sqm big workshop, before we ship it worldwide and assemble it at the target location.

Science Gallery, Trinity College 28 November 2016

At Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Apply by December 9

Kurt Hüttinger GmbH & Co. KG 22 November 2016

In August 2014 we were entrusted with the concept, development, design and build of initial exhibitry for esplora® - Malta‘s first interactive science centre. The five exhibition zones Illusion, Music, Engineering, Telecommunication and Nature of Matter were conceptually designed and filled with more than fifty interactive exhibits and experiences, accompanied by a Music Corridor and a large Media Studio.

Cité de l'espace 17 November 2016

See Live the Take-off of the ESA’s French Astronaut, Thomas Pesquet.

A Unique Evening at Cité de l’espace: Thursday, 17 November, 2016

Free entry to Cité de l’espace from 5pm

Science Museum Group 14 November 2016

Wonderlab is the latest iteration of the Science Museum's interactive galleries, first created in 1931.

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