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National Museums and Galleries of Wales 12 October 2017

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a resourceful, highly organised individual with excellent communication and project management skills to develop and manage Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales touring exhibitions and partnerships programme.

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.

Eureka ! The National Children's Museum 11 October 2017
Eureka! Merseyside Concept drawing. Credits: Eureka!

Merseyside plans and Halifax expansion marks national children's museum Eureka!'s 25th anniversary.

Cap Sciences 10 October 2017

What is light? How does it influence our daily life? How do we share it? Luminipolis explores the nature of light with a twist. Based on the concept of escape games, it invites visitors, as part of a team or as individual, to learn more about the science of light by solving riddles and collecting clues. But time is off the essence in this experience and visitors only have a set amount of time in order to collect the right answers and unlock the exit door of Luminopolis.  

HNF Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum GmbH 10 October 2017

This exhibition at the Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum explores the work of the Canadian artist Todd McLellan who has a passion for taking apart everyday technical objects, ordering them and photographing them. The photos created as a result of this process are art works that impress the viewer with their soberness and their austere simplicity. Enhanced by objects from the NHF, the 34 photos on show are being displayed for the first time in Europe.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 10 October 2017

After working successfully together in 2005, back then we designed The Green Cradle and The Dream of Space Flight galleries, we were now contracted to design, develop and fabricate interactive exhibits for the refurbishment of this exhibit area at Guangdong Science Center.

The remodeled and renamed Space Dreams & Green Homeland gallery was reopened to the public on August 7, 2017.

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photos © courtesy Guangdong Science Center

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 September 2017

In January 2017 we have been awarded the contract to conceptualize, design and build Точка гравитации (lit. Point of Gravitation). Covering a floorspace of 600 sqm the Children‘s Science Museum is a dynamic learning space where children, families, and groups can create, innovate, collaborate, problemsolve, and invent. Through hands-on activities, they learn about: Mechanics, Mathematics, Magnetism, Optics & Light and Flow. Most importantly, they are empowered to construct their own knowledge and to solve problems in their own unique ways.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 September 2017

In October 2016, we were commissioned to conceptualize, design and build a new play area for the Monde des Enfants (lit. Children’s World). This new site called La Rivière en chantier (lit. River under construction) opened its doors in July 2017, enabling young visitors to play at being archaeologists or construction workers or simply to splash around in the two watercourses.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 26 September 2017
Are you a natural talent?

At Technopolis young visitors have the opportunity find out which profession(s) would suit them through a set of interactive exhibits. These exhibits are part of Xplora, an entire area dedicated to professions that are meant to capture the attention of 8 to 14 year olds who are bound to make decisions that will greatly influence their future careers. As from 6 November 2017, visitor can also test their 'natural' skills. This high-tech career trip shows them the variety of 'green' jobs.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 26 September 2017
Technopolis soap box

On 10 September 2017 Technopolis won the Creativity Prize during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Kluisbergen (Belgium). In addition the science centre’s team managed to secure a place within the top 10 by racing down the steepest sloop ever within 48 seconds.

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