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23 April 2022 - 8 May 2022

During the May holiday there will be all sorts of things to do at NEMO. From 23 April until 8 May, there are additional workshops and demonstrations for you to enjoy, with special attention to water. Please note that NEMO will also be open on Mondays throughout this holiday period. NEMO is closed on Wednesday 27 April 2022 (King's Day).

Water!

1 April 2022 - 30 April 2022

During the Tulip Festival in April, NEMO’s rooftop will be decorated with wonderful tulips. On the roof you can also find the open-air exhibition Energetica, a large terrace and a restaurant, all with beautiful views of the city of Amsterdam. The roof is accessible free of charge during opening hours.

About Tulip Festival

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.

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

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News

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!

Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Toulouse 12 February 2021

A 17,000-year-old conch shell that lay forgotten for more than 80 years in a museum collection has been discovered to be the oldest known wind instrument of its type.

Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 2 December 2019

The European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity is looking for a Senior Officer on Ecosystem Assessments for its office at The French Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN) in Paris. Apply by 31 January 2020.

BIOTOPIA - Naturkundemuseum Bayern 30 October 2019

BIOTOPIA – a new type of museum for the life sciences currently under planning in Munich, Germany – will explore sensory perception from the intersectional and interspecies perspective of biology, neurosciences, arts, design, and culture at the SENSE Festival, taking place at the stunning surroundings of Nymphenburg Castle in Munich on June 21, 2020.

Through an OPEN CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, we are seeking innovative, inspiring and audience-engaging works of all genres and approaches to be included in the festival.

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 11 October 2019

Job vacancy at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences !

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is hiring a Programming and Museography Manager (MUSEX) (m/f/x)

Deadline for applications is October 20 2019.

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.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre , Science Center Netzwerk, Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Haus Der Musik BetriebsgesmbH, wissens.wert.welt 13 September 2018
Gago Conference Logo

As part of Ecsite's advocacy efforts, the second edition of the Gago Conference will take place in Vienna (Austria) on 21 September 2018 on the theme of “Science, society and policy towards a Europe of knowledge: On the role of science engagement in Horizon Europe.”

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència i Universitats. Ajuntament de Barcelona 4 June 2018

Hosted on 14-16 November by the Natural Sciences Museum of Barcelona and Barcelona Ciència in Barcelona, Spain. Senior Managers of Ecsite Full member organisations will be coming together for 2.5 days of networking, high-profile talks and workshops and peer learning.

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona Ciència i Universitats. Ajuntament de Barcelona 11 October 2017

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.

The Natural History Museum 26 July 2017

At the Natural History Museum in London. A female blue whale Hope is the new star of the reimagined Hintze Hall of the museum.

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