Members news & events

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Events

10 November 2017 - 4 March 2018
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75 -79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Inca-Land | exhibition poster

Accompanying the exhibition "Inca - Gold. Power. The World Cultural Heritage Site Völklinger Hütte shows photographic works taken by Helmut R. Schulze on his travels in Peru, Chile or Bolivia. In the former land of the Incas, Helmut R. Schulze sets out to search for traces of this lost culture.

6 May 2017 - 8 April 2018
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE

3,000 years of advanced cultures

extended until 8 April 2018!

The Incas called it "the sun's beads", while the Spanish were only interested in its material value. The mythology of Inca gold is rooted in the irreconcilability of these two value systems. In this exhibition, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site takes up where "IncaGold" (2004/2005) left off, presenting several new exhibits shedding insights into the civilizations of the Incan and pre-Incan periods.

19 March 2018 - 25 March 2018
Université libre de Bruxelles
44 avenue Jeanne
1000 Bruxelles
Belgium
BE
Printemps des Sciences 2018

The 17th edition of this national event brings you one full week of scientific activities for schools and general public.

12 October 2017 - 4 December 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
Science Film Festival 2017_Egypt

Organized by Goethe-Institut (GI) in partnership with the Planetarium Science Center (PSC) of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and the Academy for Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT). The Science Film Festival is a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, produced by the Goethe-Institut, Germany´s Cultural Institute operating worldwide.

9 November 2017 - 22 November 2017
Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Chatby
21526 Alexandria
Egypt
EG
International Science Center and Science Museum Day_Egypt

The PSC is organizing the International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) which is a yearly global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums worldwide, who take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

10 November 2017
Technopolis, the Flemish science centre Mechelen
Belgium
BE
Science Comedy Night at Technopolis, Belgium - one of the actions developed by Ecsite members for 2017 International Science Centres and Science Museum Day

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

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News

The Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem 9 November 2017
NANO2ALL multi-stakeholder dialogue participants at Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

A busy season of national multi-stakeholder dialogues kicked off on October 19th with a full-day event at Bloomfield Science Museum Jerusalem, Israel. Have a look at the preliminary recommendations that emerged from an engaging exploration of nanomedicine.

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern 7 November 2017

Work with us to reinvent the natural history museum for the biological century in Munich.

At a time when, on the one hand, we are facing unprecedented environmental challenges, and on the other hand we are experiencing revolutionary developments in the life sciences, it is more important than ever to invite the public into a new kind of conversation about the future of life on our planet.

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern 7 November 2017

At a time when, on the one hand, we are facing unprecedented environmental challenges, and on the other hand we are experiencing revolutionary developments in the life sciences, it is more important than ever to draw the public into a new kind of conversation about the future of life on our planet.

Nurturing human curiosity, inspiring cross-species empathy, and stimulating personal agency in response to key environmental challenges, BIOTOPIA will be a new kind of museum and forum where visitors are invited to “explore life”.

FRida & freD - The Graz Children's Museum, Universalmuseum Joanneum GmbH 23 October 2017

In Graz, Austria. Apply by 6 November.

International Centre for Life 20 October 2017

At International Centre for Life, Newcastle, UK.

International Centre for Life 16 October 2017
International Centre for life newcastle

At The International Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne (UK). Apply by 5 November.

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.

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