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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.

14 April 2019 - 3 November 2019
Weltkulturerbe Völkinger Hütte
Rathausstraße 75-79
66333 Völklingen , SL
Germany
Saarland DE
Mardi Noir | Unfallschutz 2019

Every two years, the Völklinger Hütte World Heritage Site’s UrbanArt Biennale® showcases the most recent developments and trends in international urban art. It is the largest urban art project in the world.

More than 400,000 people have visited the biennale since it was first held in 2011, and nearly 300 renowned urban artists, including Banksy, Shepard Fairey and Futura, have exhibited their work at Völklinger Hütte.

27 April 2019 - 19 May 2019
City of Science Catania
Italy
IT

The exhibition Let's give the numbers! - A 3D journey through Fingers, Dice and Data: a fascinating interactive exhibition to discover the world of mathematics and numbers through games and stories. Figures, data, averages, errors, surveys, risk assessments: today we are called to deal more and more with the numbers and even if we can delegate these concerns to others, learning to use and understand the numbers helps us to orient ourselves in the world and take conscious decisions.

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News

NorthernLight Design 11 August 2020

A Netherlands-based consortium of experts and high-tech companies – some of which were also involved in the development of the London Eye – is launching a unique attraction: the Spiral Tower. The world’s first climate-neutral high-rise attraction, the Spiral Tower is an architectural eye-catcher. It features integrated solar panels, vertical gardens and is crowned with an urban windmill. The Spiral Tower will become a landmark for city centres, urban developments, expo terrains and parks, offering visitors 360-degree views of their surroundings.

Effektschmiede GmbH 1 July 2020

If you're creative, interested in working in a team that is dynamic and process-oriented, where no two days are ever alike, and are able to communicate freely in English and German with clients, then send us an email with your CV and the subject line Internship to judith.mann@effektschmiede.de

Effektschmiede GmbH 1 July 2020

Summer, sweltering temperatures, sunshine, and …refreshing mist? This unlikely mixture was recently staged by the Effektschmiede on the square in front of the science centre phaeno in Wolfsburg, Germany. In intervals of half an hour, the four beds of reeds surrounded by seating areas that reach out of the minimalistic, grey square are enveloped in manmade, water-based fog – we do not rely on artificial, chemical fog. The environs are thereby turned into climatic microcosms of their own: the temperatures go down and humidity-levels rise.

Effektschmiede GmbH 1 July 2020

During November and December, the Effektschmiede joined the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's North America tour, operating two 3MTC Tesla Coils which were synchronised to the Orchestra's hard rock jingles. Night after night, the coils and the lights created stunning optics on stage.

Effektschmiede GmbH 1 July 2020

Recently we were visited by Noah Levi, together with the production crew of Jive Germany, to film the music video for his new song ‘Sonne oder Regen’. The Effektschmiede Team pulled out all the stops and took charge of lighting, set design, and the production of rain, fog and lightning effects. Noah’s music video dropped on Friday the 19th of July and today we’re sharing our very own making-of video. Noah Levi – Sonne oder Regen 
Special thanks go to Nicolas Vargas for his great help with the making-of video.

JRA 27 May 2020
Ithra Energy Exhibit - science museum at the King Abdulaziz Centre for World Culture

The Energy Exhibit, located within the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) complex, provides a hands-on, immersive experience exploring the world of petroleum - its sciences, energy and technology. The fully renovated science centre, aimed at youth ages 7-14, brings to life Saudi Aramco’s work – from exploration, drilling and production, to refining and shipping.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 24 February 2020

In February 2019 we were contracted to design, develop and fabricate interactives for Skaperhagen (Creative Garden) gallery at Vilvite Science Center in Bergen, Norway. Skaperhagen invites to take on creative challenges of invention and building using a variety of materials. Working alone or in teams, visitors envision technological solutions and create them from the different odds and ends provided. It is a place to think, experiment and above all, have fun. In Skaperhagen there is no such thing as a bad idea. The new interactive exhibits are on show since June 2019.

Imagine exhibitions 7 January 2020

Long-time Ecsite supporting member, Imagine Exhibitions, is seeking feedback to better understand and respond to the needs of the European traveling exhibition industry.

They are committed to providing the highest quality exhibitions, services and immersive experiences, and do so through data-driven analysis and decision-making.

Your answers to this survey will help Imagine to provide the best content and tools for Ecsite members and other European organizations.

NorthernLight Design 14 November 2019
Moving to Mars exhibition - visitor experience by NorthernLight and Fabrique

Immersive experience

NorthernLight Design 3 October 2019
Exhibition Girl Power designed by NorthernLight for Museum Rotterdam

Spurring Rotterdam youth into action

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