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26 January 2023
Online
United States
US

The evolution of life on Earth is full of amazing episodes. But one story that really captures the imagination is the transition of the familiar, charismatic dinosaurs that dominated the planet for around 170 million years into a new small, airborne form: birds.

Dinosaurs Among Us is a flexible, engaging 2D panel exhibition exploring the fascinating evolutionary connections between living dinosaurs—birds—and their extinct relatives.

16 January 2023
Carasso Science Park
79 Ha'atzmaut st.
Be'er Sheva
Israel
IL

In October 2022, a beautiful new exhibition was launched in Carasso Science Park, in southern Israel, that aroused great interest and buzz among its visitors and in the social media alike. The exhibition brought to life hidden treasures, hiding in plain sight: seed pods, seeds and fruit that adorn trails, sidewalks and thickets throughout Israel via unique scanning technology.

Roadside Treasures Exhibition is a joint project of Carasso Science Park with Oranim Collage. It is still presented in the Museum for the General Public.

25 April 2023 - 28 April 2023
Online
Greenloop 2023

Now in its third year, greenloop 2023 is Blooloop’s conference focussing on sustainability in visitor attractions. Learn from leaders sharing their sustainability experiences at the only sustainability conference specifically for the industry.

15 September 2021 - 16 September 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

Science festivity 2021

A whole science village is constructed on the BA plaza where many schools, universities, NGOs and individuals; as well as companies will join to present different types of activities to educate and entertain you. A variety of activities is presented, including hands-on workshops, interactive exhibits, sessions, in addition to various extraordinary shows.

17 March 2021 - 7 April 2021
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Egypt
EG

LAND OF INVENTORS – RESEARCH IN GERMANY focuses on world-changing German inventions across the scientific disciplines. The spotlight is on both historical discoveries and pioneering innovations – not forgetting to take a look at the research environment in Germany of course.

The exhibition hosted by the Planetarium Science Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina in March 2021, in conjunction with the Goethe-Institute in Alexandria.

8 September 2022
NEMO Science Museum
Weekend van de Wetenschap in NEMO

On October 1 and 2, 2022, Weekend of Science will take place. NEMO Science Museum and The Studio at NEMO are free to visit on these days.

24 October 2018 - 26 October 2018
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Alexandria
Egypt
EG

NAMES 2018 Conference

The North Africa and Middle East Science Center’s Network (NAMES) was launched on 30 January 2006 at the Library of Alexandria. The goal of NAMES is the popularization of science throughout the region by enhancing public understanding and involvement in science and scientific culture among an increasingly diverse audience.

23 May 2022 - 27 May 2022
Hiša eksperimentov (The 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

13 December 2021
wissens.wert.welt
Primoschgasse 3
9020 Klagenfurt
Austria
AT
MusiKUSS exhibition sneak peek with jukebox

Currently, many exciting stations await our visitors at the MusiKUSS hands-on exhibition: People can try, how sound is propagated or discover how hearing and singing actually work! Visitors paint their own piece of music with Kandinsky's colors or write their names with Mozart's music! They’ll play on our floor piano and learn about different genres and European music history along the way! Get more information here!

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.

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News

Blooloop 9 November 2022
Blooloop Innovation Award Winners curtain draw 2022

From 6 – 8 December 2022, the blooloop Festival of Innovation took place online, celebrating the spirit of creativity and inventiveness that continues to drive the attractions industry forward. During the virtual event, the winners of this year’s blooloop Innovation Awards were also announced.

Innovative projects celebrated across 13 categories

Blooloop 26 October 2022
Blooloop Museum Influencer List 2022

Blooloop is pleased to announce that the Blooloop 50 Museum Influencer List for2022 has been revealed. The List was launched in association with global image technology innovator Barco.

Charles Read, MD of blooloop, says: “ With the pandemic proving an accelerator, museums have been evolving. Now, more than ever, there is a focus on story telling and a reimagining of old buildings, allowing the creation of hybrid spaces and the delivery of new experiences and functions.

Blooloop 19 October 2022
Blooloop 50 Zoo + Aquarium Influencer List 2022

Blooloop is pleased to announce that the first Blooloop 50 Zoo & Aquarium Influencer List has been revealed. The List was launched in association with Canopy Strategic Partners, a world-leading consultancy working with zoo, animal, and conservation organizations.

JRA 25 May 2022

RA – Part of RWS Entertainment Group – welcomes a new strategic leader to expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

纽约 – 2022年5月XX日 – JRA – RWS娱乐集团的一部分 – 欢迎一位新的战略领导者,以扩大其在亚太地区的影响力。

Sam Xu joins JRA as a Beijing-based senior business development leader and account manager. He most recently served in a similar role for the Beijing studio of Thinkwell Group, a global design and production agency. He also previously served in account manager roles for Kingsmen Beijing Co., Ltd. and Fu Expo, Beijing.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 28 April 2022

In April 2019 we were entrusted with the conceptual re-design of the museum‘s GAIA exhibition. This contract was followed by the order to design and build the this new gallery, now renamed ΚΛΙΜΑΤΙΚΗ ΑΛΛΑΓΗ ΚΑΙ ΕΜΕΙΣ (lit. Climate Change and Us). The exhibition displays 19 interactives covering several themes related to climate change on both a global and a personal scale. The topics are Consum and Waste, Energy Consumption, Transport, Food Production, Water Use, and Living. Climate Change and Us was officially opened in April 2022.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 1 December 2021

After our work for the Cell Lab back in 2005 we were commissioned with its redesign, renovation and remanufacturing in October 2020. As far as possible, old parts and exhibits were reused in the new furniture. The Cell Lab allows the handling of real laboratory equipment and gives an insight into the work of a modern laboratory - it was reopened to the public in mid-November 2021.

all pictures on this page © phaeno, Janina Snatzke

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 August 2021

Following our collaborations for H2Oh! and All About You! we were again contracted by the museum to work together with the in-house design team to develop and fabricate exhibits for STEAM PARK.
Achievements in science and art start with the same spark: wonder. When the AAHOM asked a team of Toyota staff what led them to become an engineer, scientist or researcher, each pointed to a moment of childhood wonder as the spark of curiosity that blossomed into a career. These same catalysts to innovation now have a new place to work their magic at AAHOM.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 August 2021

In October 2019 we were awarded by Design and Production Inc. the fabrication contract for the GO and Water exhibitions for Danville Science Center, which included interactive engineering, exhibit development, prototyping, software engineering, content and media development and final graphic design.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 August 2021

From the smallest drop of water to terrifying tsunamis, the Geo’Dynamic! exhibition takes you on an exciting journey of discovery through the meteorological and geophysical phenomena that take place within and on the surface of our Earth. In this new space, designed to look like an Earth observation station, explore, discover, play with, experience and feel: rain, storms, clouds, earthquakes and the wind.
We were entrusted with the design and build of interactives for Geo'Dynamic ! .

all pictures © Pass, Hyacinthe Arthurs

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.

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