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12 October 2021 - 17 October 2021
Palácio e Jardins do Marquês de Pombal
Largo Marquês de Pombal
2780-288 Oeiras , Lisboa
Portugal
PT
FIC.A - Inetrantional Science Festival poster

FIC.A - International Science Festival will take place from the 12th to the 17th October 2021, at the Marquês de Pombal Palace and Gardens in Oeiras, Portugal, and will be a truly international celebration of science and knowledge within society. For 6 days, the festival offers a pioneering programme, full of unique experiences in the fields of science, technology, culture and art.

2 November 2020 - 8 November 2020
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2020 Week of Science and Technology will run from 2-8 November 2020. We sincerely invite you to come! But this year because of pandemic time, we are running online!!!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

11 November 2019 - 17 November 2019
Czech Republic Prague and others
Czech Republic
CZ

The Week of Science and Technology is the most extensive science festival in the Czech Republic. The 2019 Week of Science and Technology will run from 11-17 November 2019. We sincerely invite you to come!

The programme for the Week of Science and Technology of the Czech Academy of Sciences offers events all over the Czech Republic – in every regional seat and many other places.

6 June 2019 - 8 June 2019
PVA Letnany Prague
Czech Republic
CZ

The Science Fair is the largest popular science event in the Czech Republic, which has been organized annually since 2015 by the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. It shows science in all its forms and offers to visitors the most interesting things from the world of natural, technical, humanities and social sciences. It presents science and research as a fascinating and essential branch of human activity. Visitors will experience science first-hand through interactive exhibits, models, mobile laboratories and practical workshops.

12 March 2020 - 31 January 2021
Museon Theg Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geographic Planet or Plastic

Until spring 2021, National Geographic - Planet or Plastic is the theme of the National Geographic photo exhibition. It shows a collection of journalistic photographs about the production of plastic, via its use until the stage of litter. Artistic photographs will also be on display, drawing attention to the scale and sad effects of our use of plastic. The exhibition also shows photographs of scientific research of the plastic problem and the search for solutions to the pollution of the oceans.

25 May 2020 - 29 May 2020
Hiša eksperimentov (House of experiments)
Trubarjeva 39
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
SI

If you are producing and/or performing Science Shows (or you have such intents) attending the INSPIRE workshop is a must

5 December 2019
PwC
1 Embankment Place
WC2N 5NP London
United Kingdom
GB
BlooloopLIVE UK 2019 speakers

blooloopLIVE UK is a one day conference for professionals in the visitor attractions industry. Our speakers are leaders and experts who will highlight future trends and strategies. 
This unmissable event is a one day business briefing followed by networking drinks.

9 November 2019 - 5 January 2020
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne

Make, investigate and celebrate Christmas at Life with all the family.

Included in your science centre ticket are festive-themed Science Theatre shows, making Christmas decorations, coding Christmas tree light patterns and investigating the properties of fake snow.

Visitors can even make their own ink to write a letter to Santa and be dazzled at Science busking Christmas demonstrations. (Some activities are for ages 7+ only).

The new Space Zone will show video messages, recorded by astronauts as they spent the holidays on the International Space Station!

17 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
Austrian Museum of Folk Life and Folk Art
Laudongasse 15-19
1080 Vienna
Austria
AT
PISEA logo

Improving our work with and for marginalised groups of adult migrants and refugees.

30 June 2019 - 3 November 2019
Madatech Haifa
Israel
IL

After its opening run at Scitech, the science center located in Perth, Australia, Map it! navigated to Madatech, Haifa, Israel.

With its very unique topics, Map it! is the kind of unusual exhibition that visitors from Madatech enjoy, especially in summer, which is one of their peak season.

Here is a great video of the exhibition at Madatech.

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News

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 6 July 2021

In May 2020 we were contracted to design and build 27 interactive exhibits for Explore! the centre‘s new exhibition on approx. 540 m² of their first floor. Explore! places visitors at the heart of the experience, using a design and interpretation philosophy that promotes the centre’s approach to accessible science communication. The exhibition celebrates the wonder and beauty of science around us. It uses exemplar phenomena-based exhibits to develop the scientist in all of us Explorers, Facilitators and Experience Seekers.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 28 June 2021

CONNECT is Dundee Science Centre‘s redevelopment project to update the ground floor of the centre, bringing in three new exhibition zones and making the centre more accessible to all. Themes in the exhibitions address key topics such as sustainability and support to inspire and develop the workforce of the future.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 24 June 2021

After our first collaboration with Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva for VIRAL - A Contagious Experience back in 2015 we were now entrusted with the design engineering and fabrication of Água - uma exposição sem filtro (lit. Water - An unfiltered exhibition).

Nomad Exhibitions 9 June 2021

Following great success in the USA, Nomad Exhibitions and Manchester Museum are delighted to announce the next stop on the global Golden Mummies of Egypt exhibition tour. This summer we will be opening at the Beijing World Art Museum at the Chinese Millennium Monument for the start of a Chinese leg of the tour! The exhibition remains available for hire from 2023.

Montpellier University / Service Culture Scientifique 2 June 2021
Festival Sud de Sciences, 21-27 November

For the first time since its creation, the Festival Sud de Sciences is calling for films for its programming. The deadline for submissions is 21 June!

Naturalis Biodiversity Center, CosmoCaixa, "la Caixa" Banking Foundation 7 May 2021
Naturalis Biodiversity Center, winners of EMYA2021 - photo credit: Naturalis

Two Ecsite members, Naturalis (Leiden, the Netherlands) and CosmoCaixa (Barcelona, Spain) have won prizes at the European Museum of the Year Awards. Futurium (Berlin, Germany) also received a Special Commendation. Congratulations to them all!

International Centre for Life 14 April 2021

Life Science Centre, in Newcastle, UK, has been awarded the Gold Standard by The North East Autism Society (NEAS), making it the first visitor attraction to ever receive the award.

Universcience 8 April 2021
NL institutionnelle

Universcience has launched its institutional newsletter, which is addressed to all the actors of the scientific culture field.

You will find below the links to the first two issues:

Imagine exhibitions 7 April 2021
Trolls by Thomas Dambo. Photo credit: Thomas Dambo / Imagine Exhibitions

IMAGINE EXHIBITIONS, INC. AND RECYCLE ARTIST THOMAS DAMBO PARTNER TO DEVELOP A NEW OUTDOOR TROLL TRAVELLING EXHIBITION

The Association for Science and Discovery Centres 12 March 2021

Dr Penny Fidler, the founding CEO of ASDC, has announced that she will be stepping down from the role of CEO in April to pursue exciting new challenges and adventures.

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