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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

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.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 18 January 2021

CERN is recruiting a creative-thinking Communications Officer with excellent communication skills. Deadline is 8 February.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 November 2020

In August 2018 we were contracted with the concept and detailed design of Techniquest‘s Science Capital, and, half a year later, to design and build it.The Science Capital project has been the biggest in nearly 34 years of Techniquest’s existence and was aimed to radically transform the science centre and diversify their audience. It consists of a significant extension, expanding the floor space by 60% and introducing 52 brand-new exhibits. The Science Capital was officially opened to the public on 14th November 2020.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 November 2020

In April 2019 we were contracted by Aberdeen Science Centre for the development, design, fabrication and installation of 60 exhibits and associated graphics for the new interactive galleries as part of a £6m renovation project. The ground floor themes are Energy, Space, Life Sciences and a special area for the under-6s. On the new First Floor exhibition is Make It and Test It, themed primarily on engineering and maths. The exhibits were chosen to be open ended, developing skills and encouraging repeat visits.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 November 2020

In January 2019 we were entrusted with the design and build of 86 interactive exhibits for the Medicine Education Center within Technoda Science & Technology Education Center. The hands-on, interactive exhibits are aimed to engage visitors of all ages in technologies that are used in medicine. The individual exhibits explore several themes, including ultrasound, endoscopy and surgery. The Medicine Education Center will be officially opened to the public end of 2020.

technoda.org.il

Imagine exhibitions 14 October 2020

In an effort to help support your organization during this challenging time and to support a successful future for museums, the American Alliance of Museums Traveling Exhibitions Network (TEN) is administering a survey that addresses your intent to host incoming traveling exhibitions over the next three years. We are asking that the decision maker(s) on incoming traveling exhibitions for your institution complete this survey by Tuesday, October 27.

Ecsite 9 October 2020

The newly-released spaceEU Engage with Space Toolkit is a ready-to-use digital collection of space centred activities with a specific focus on girls and underserved communities.

focusTerra, ETH Zurich 5 October 2020

The exhibition TRAVEL STONES is a virtual collection of YOUR favourite stones from anywhere in the world and the story you associate with them. Join in!

Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre 10 September 2020
Mikko Myllykoski

Mikko Myllykoski is the new director of the foundation which operates Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre. Congrats!

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