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14 April 2019 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völkinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Mardi Noir | Unfallschutz 2019

Every two years, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site’s UrbanArt Biennale® showcases the most recent developments and trends in international urban art. It is the largest urban art project in the world.

More than 400,000 people have visited the biennale since it was first held in 2011, and nearly 300 renowned urban artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Futura, have exhibited their work at Völklinger Hütte.

27 April 2019 - 19 May 2019
City of Science Catania
Italy
IT

The exhibition Let's give the numbers! - A 3D journey through Fingers, Dice and Data: a fascinating interactive exhibition to discover the world of mathematics and numbers through games and stories. Figures, data, averages, errors, surveys, risk assessments: today we are called to deal more and more with the numbers and even if we can delegate these concerns to others, learning to use and understand the numbers helps us to orient ourselves in the world and take conscious decisions.

25 May 2019 - 4 September 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
People playing agmes

Game On 2.0 explores the vibrant history, culture and future of gaming, entertainment and technology through more than 150 playable games.

Visitors can play a range of games from arcade classics to modern favourites, including fun party games, such as Rock Band 3.

The exhibition also explores the latest developments in gaming, including how virtual reality is creating ever-more immersive gaming experiences.

25 May 2019
Raumschiff - The Maker-Space for Astronomy
Am Wasser 4
8600 Duebendorf
Switzerland
CH
BastelMix from low- to high-tech professional development workshop

Computational creatures: BastelMix from low- to high-tech

Join us for a day long tinkering workshop with Ryan Jenkins of Wonderful Idea Co at Raumschiff - the Maker-Space (not only) for Astronomy in Zurich.

8 July 2019 - 10 July 2019
Wellcome Genome Campus CB10 1SA Hinxton
United Kingdom
GB
Course location photo

The Public Engagement Masterclass at the Wellcome Genome Campus in Cambridgeshire, UK, is now in its fourth year and supports researchers from all disciplines who aspire to be research leaders in their fields and establish a reputation for quality, embedded public engagement in the context of their research portfolio.

The course will take place from 8 - 10 July 2019, and applications close on 16 April 2019.

6 April 2019 - 23 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB

Whether you prefer a Mars or a Milky Way, Life Science Centre is a feast for the whole Galaxy this Easter and children go free* until 6 May 2019!

Highlights of what is included with admission:

It wouldn’t be Easter without chocolate, so enjoy a scrumptious scientific chocolate demonstration that puts your senses to the test!

Join us for the Big Drop Challenge: you will have a few minutes and an array of materials to create a contraption that will be dropped from a great height. Will it float, spin, tumble or fly?

2 February 2019 - 6 April 2019
Life Science Centre
Times Square,
NE1 4EP Newcastle-upon-Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
A couple by Museum of the Moon

It has created a sensation across the world and now Museum of the Moon will shine in Life Science Centre in Newcastle from 2 February until 6 May 2019.

The seven-metre-wide spherical artwork, created by UK artist Luke Jerram, is suspended in the air and displays NASA imagery of the lunar surface. This allows visitors to explore the Moon’s surface in incredible detail – without ever stepping foot off the planet.

11 March 2019 - 17 March 2019
Academy of Sciences
Národní 1009/3
110 00 Prague
Czech Republic
CZ
Week of the Brain

Týden mozku (Week of the Brain) is a unique cycle of lectures on the newest discoveries and trends in brain research and neuroscience, which is a part of the Brain Awareness Week (BAW), the world's largest public awareness campaign on the success and benefits of brain research. The Week of the Brain in the Czech Republic was initiated and established by the Czech neuroscientist, Professor Josef Syka in 1998.

www.tydenmozku.cz

12 March 2019 - 13 March 2019
Nausicaa, Centre National de la Mer
BOULEVARD SAINTE BEUVE
62200 BOULOGNE SUR MER
France
FR

Nausicaá, National Sea Centre in France, will host an international conference about Responsible Research, Innovation, Science and Society on 12-13 March 2019 in the framework of the MARINA project funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union.

20 February 2019 - 19 May 2019
National Museum of Science and Technology Leonardo da Vinci
Via San Vittore 21
20123 Milan
Italy
IT

On display for the first time in Italy the works of the Dutch
artist Theo Jansen, known for his kinetic sculptures called
Strandbeests. The international critic defines him as
"a modern Leonardo da Vinci".
These huge beach animals move with the force of the wind.
Thanks to primitive sensors they are able to evolve, with
one unique purpose: survival.

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News

Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' 10 July 2019
Book Cover - Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at World's Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century

We just published “Behind the Exhibit: Displaying Science and Technology at World’s Fairs and Museums in the Twentieth Century”, a book that examines scientific heritage and narratives in national and international exhibitions and science museums in the twentieth century.

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona 21 June 2019

Elisabeth Rasekoala, Chemical Engineer, and president of African Gong, wins the Nat Award, granted by the Natural Science Museum of Barcelona, for her struggle in favor of diversity, socio-cultural and gender inclusion in the dissemination, learning and practice of science in Africa.

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave 28 May 2019

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave was elected European Museum of the Year on Saturday evening. Founded in 1977, this is the oldest and most prestigious museum award in Europe. The international jury praised the completely renewed science and medicine museum in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 28 May 2019

End of 2008, we were contracted to design and build initial exhibitry for experimenta, which opened a year later in Heilbronn, Germany. In Dezember 2015 we were then entrusted with the conceptual design and development of ForscherLand (Researcher‘s Land) for the modernised experimenta, working closely with the client‘s project team and project partners. This contract was followed by the order to also design and fabricate this gallery.

NorthernLight Design 24 May 2019
Kaleidoscopic Floriade ‘pre-experience’ at Beijing Expo 2019, NorthernLight Amsterdam

NorthernLight has designed a unique kaleidoscopic experience for the Horticultural Expo in Beijing (April-October 2019). The installation – part of the Dutch government’s official presentation – provides a spectacular sneak preview of what visitors can expect during the Floriade Expo 2022 in Almere, the Netherlands.

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Nomad Exhibitions 21 May 2019

Nomad are proud to be selected as Ingenium's partner to develop and tour an exciting new international travelling exhibition 'One Sky, Many Worlds: Indigenous Voices in Astronomy'. This ground-breaking new exhibition will illustrate in a spectacular immersive display environment how for tens of thousands of years Indigenous people have been building a relationship with the night sky.

Montréal Science Centre 13 May 2019
Fabrik - Creativity Factory

A fun, imaginative tinkering lab developed by Montréal Science Centre in Canada.

focusTerra, ETH Zürich 13 May 2019
Expedition solar system

At focusTerra in Switzerland. Visitors take a journey to explore in the new temporary exhibition, based on the research by scientists of ETH Zurich.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 10 May 2019

Exhibition developer

Are you passionate about developing innovative experiences for visitors? CERN’s exhibitions team offers an exciting opportunity to develop exhibits for its major new project the Science Gateway designed by architect Renzo Piano and opening in 2022.

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