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19 May 2018 - 22 April 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE

Elizabeth II is a living legend; her life spans an entire epoch. Indeed, during her reign, she has seen the terms of office of all German Federal Chancellors to date, as well as those of British Prime Ministers from Winston Churchill through to Theresa May. Queen Elizabeth II is, moreover, the most portrayed person of the 20th and 21st centuries. With its many depictions of the Queen, this exhibition brings to life the 90 years of her reign.

14 April 2019 - 4 April 2020
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen

Ottmar Hörl is acclaimed throughout the world for his large-scale temporary projects focussing on art as a means of communication. His works have been showcased around the world and depict eminent figures such as Karl Marx, Charles the Great, Richard Wagner and Martin Luther. Ottmar Hörl's "Second Life – 100 Workers" is an exciting sculptural project specially created for the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site.

25 March 2018 - 6 January 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte
Rathausstr., 75-79
66333 Völklingen
Germany
DE
barry cawston

Banksy's projects "Dismaland" and "Walled Off Hotel" achieved the greatest worldwide response of all art projects in 2015 and 2017. It is a sensation that Banksy's official photographer, Barry Cawston, is bringing these extraordinary art projects to life for the first time worldwide in an exhibition with his very special pictures.

28 June 2018 - 2 December 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geograpic Greatest Landscapes

With the National Geographic exhibition "Greatest Landscapes" we want to highlight the Museon's status as the Netherlands' most important geography museum. The exhibition shows breathtaking views and beautiful panoramas of the most special places on earth. From the heat of the desert to the barren polar regions, from sharp cliffs to rolling hills. All the photos in recent years have been taken by the best photographers from National Geographic. With this exhibition, we not only want to depict serene scenery, but also the influence of mankind on the landscape - for good and for bad.

25 April 2018 - 16 September 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Ru Pare

The Museon in The Hague displays an exhibition about Hague artist and World War II resistance heroine Ru Paré (1896-1972).

12 October 2017 - 10 June 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
National Geograpic Photo Ark

National Geographic Photo Ark, an exhibition by Joel Sartore, is filled with beautiful and moving photos of animals both tiny and mammoth accompanied by Joel’s powerful story. The National Geographic Photo Ark is a multiyear effort to document every species living in wildlife sanctuaries, inspire action through education, and help save wildlife by supporting on-the-ground conservation efforts.

28 September 2017 - 2 September 2018
Museon The Hague
Netherlands
NL
Museon Knights & Castles

The Middle Ages are often referred to as a dark and gloomy era. Unfairly so. Therefore Museon believes it is time to take a new, refreshing look at this period. With this exhibition, Museon seeks to put the Middle Ages in a new perspective. Seven characters looking quite familiar, each with a contemporary look, invite you to experience what life looked like a 1000 years ago.

1 May 2018 - 30 May 2018
Villeneuve d'Ascq
France
FR

18 September 2018 - 20 September 2018
INL – International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Avenida Mestre José Veiga s/n
4715-330 Braga
Portugal
PT

NNT 2018, the 17th International Conference on Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technologies, the world’s leading symposium on nanoimprint and nanoprint, will take place September 18-20, 2018, at INL, the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory.

NNT 2018 will focus the contributed part of the program in three main domains:

1) Stamps, materials and processes for nanofabrication,

2) Industrial processes and applications, and

3) Emerging technologies and applications.

See you in Braga, in September 2018!

26 May 2018 - 2 December 2018
Life Science Centre
Times Square
NE1 4EP Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
GB
Robots - then and now exhibition at Life Science Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Robots – then and now, developed by the Science Museum in London, tells the 500-year, work in progress story of building automated machines, from the humble beginnings of 16th century mechanical automatons to the latest humanoids – and everything in between.

The new exhibition is included in the admission ticket to Life Science Centre, along with hands-on zones for learning through creative play, educational shows in the Science Theatre and the planetarium, and a thrilling journey on the 4D Motion Ride*.

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News

Botanic Gardens Conservation International - BGCI 19 February 2021

Last chance to register for the free Reforestation Conference: 24-26 February 2021

Teo, the Touring Exhibitions Organisation 12 February 2021

Teo announces Teo Live, a new online Teo event designed to support the international touring exhibitions community – to discover exhibitions, hear about trends and meet with colleagues.

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.

Muzeiko Foundation 10 February 2021

The Muzeiko Foundation is inviting an open call for artists from Europe as part of an international project under the Creative Europe programme of the EU. Deadline 31 March.

Nomad Exhibitions 8 February 2021

Nomad Exhibitions, a leading Edinburgh-based exhibition producer and designer, becomes one of the first arts organisations in the world to sign up to the United Nations Climate Neutral Now initiative. For Nomad, this pledge solidifies their commitment to tackle climate change and they hope to set the precedent for other stakeholders in the industry to join this important scheme.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 8 February 2021

​Are you an enthusiastic science communicator who feels comfortable performing in front of diverse audiences? Are you passionate about engaging visitors in science experiments and inspiring the next generation of scientists and engineers? CERN are recruiting a Science Show Developer, deadline to apply is 15 March.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento - Ciência Viva Science Centre 5 February 2021
Bruno Navarro, 1977-2021

Bruno Navarro took over the presidency of the foundation that managed Ciência Viva's Côa Museum and Park in June 2017. He died suddenly on Saturday, January 30, in Lisbon. Bruno Navarro was a historian, PhD and researcher and lecturer at several universities and will be greatly missed.

AHHAA Science Centre Foundation 5 February 2021

So many masks, so much information...AHHAA helps you out!

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 1 February 2021

CERN offers an exciting opportunity to develop science learning activities in its major new project, Science Gateway. Deadline 15 March.

International Centre for Life 18 January 2021
Centre for Life is now being used as a large vaccination centre - photo credit: Centre for Life

The International Centre for Life in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, is believed to be the first science centre in the world to be used as a COVID-19 large vaccination centre.

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