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15 May 2011 - 19 May 2011
CosmoCaixa Barcelona
C/ Isaac Newton, 26
08022 Barcelona
Spain
ES

15th International Course on Scientific Museography.

Thirty years have elapsed since ”la Caixa” Foundation’s Science Museum opened its doors in Barcelona. Following twenty-four years of activity and museological reflection, CosmoCaixa, as the museum is known today, came into being. Since then, it has received six million visitors as well as recognition from the European Museum Forum in the form of the European Museum of the Year Award 2006.

11 March 2016 - 31 August 2016
Granada
Avda de la Ciencia s/n
18006 Granada , GD
Spain
Granada ES

The exhibition “Imaging Education. 50 with Frato” is an invitation to think, to discuss ill thought practices, to imagine a change. At the same time it is an opportunity to show the intelligence and creativity of children and their ability to learn and build.

17 February 2011 - 30 August 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
2517HV Den Haag
Netherlands
NL

Science affects our daily lives and shapes our perception of the world. The engine of change is the desire to question everything around us. What revolutionary discoveries have we made concerning ourselves, our health, our planet and our universe within the past one hundred years?

The exhibition consists of Science Lounge and four themes displayed as flagship stores: Life and Mind, Better Health, System Earth and Beyond the Visible.

Science Changing the World is produced as a joint effort by four leading science centres located throughout Europe.

12 November 2010 - 12 February 2011
Continium - Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

How speedy are you? Come and discover it in the fastpaced exhibition SPEED: Science in Motion, on display until the 13th of February 2011 in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL)! Discover why race cars are so fast, test if you are as fit as a racing driver and try to change a tyre as fast as a real pit crew. Race to the Continium and discover the science of SPEED!

SPEED: Science in Motion is designed by SCITECH, Australia.

18 February 2011
Continium – Discovery Center Kerkrade
Museumplein 2
6461 MA Kerkrade
Netherlands
NL

On Saturday, the 19th of February 2011, the Benelux Finale of the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) will take place in Discovery Center Continium in Kerkrade (NL). Over 300 teams of children between 8 and 15 participated in the various regional finales of the FLL in the Netherlands and Belgium. Of these 300 eams eventually 40 teams managed to place themselves for the grand Benelux Finale. They will prepare their selfbuild robots for the challenge of making it to the Europena Finale.

5 November 2010 - 8 May 2011
Scitech
Sutherland Street
Perth
Australia
AU

Picture 20,000 individual LED lights illuminating a tunnel that you can walk through. Now imagine being able to manipulate those lights to follow your every movement.

19 November 2010 - 5 March 2011
Museon
Stadhouderslaan 37
NL-2517 HV The Hague
Netherlands
NL

This year’s winning and commended images are on show at Museon. More than 100 prize-winning photographs from 18 competition categories are displayed in large format.

6 December 2010 - 8 December 2010
Biliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby
Alexandria
Egypt
EG

More than 120 participants from 10 Arab countries are scheduled to participate in Intel Science Competition Arab World (ISC-AW), which is the Arabic version of Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held in the United States every year (Intel ISEF). Contestants from Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia und the United Arab Emirates will showcase their distinguished science projects in various scientific and social specializations to compete for financial awards totaling $20,000 and scholarships from top Arab universities.

23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
IT

“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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News

NorthernLight Design 3 October 2016

NorthernLight has been selected to redevelop the media centre of the Olympic village in Sochi. The aim is to build the biggest science attraction in Russia, including a talent-development program in the field of sports, art and science.

European Space Agency - ESA 28 September 2016

Rosetta grand finale is fast approaching! Check out the timetable of the extensive coverage that ESA has prepared and download the Rosetta toolkit with workshops, events and exhibition elements to be ready to this once in a lifetime event.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 September 2016

A box. A button. Press it – and the show begins. Puppets, driven by an automatic mechanism, in short comic-like sequences, present important stages in the life of the late mediaeval Emperor Charles IV. The delicate puppets and scenery created by Susanne Jacob are reminiscent of the famous soft style of the late Gothic era, and at the same time of modern French comics.

Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 19 September 2016

In October 2012 we were awarded the contract to conceptualize, design and build the new permanent Biodiversity exhibition at the Hong Kong Science Museum.
By staging of this gallery, Hong Kong Science Museum wants to promote public appreciation of biodiversity and raise awareness of the importance of biodiversity conservation, and moreover wants to trigger proper lifestyle changes in the effort to avoid a massive loss of biodiversity. The Biodiversity gallery was officially opened to the public on September 2, 2016.

NorthernLight Design 16 September 2016
Interactive exhibition 100 Years Schiphol Airport

From September 2016 the Amsterdam Museum presents the exhibition ‘100 years of Schiphol -ready for departure’. In this interactive family exhibition, designed and developed by NorthernLight, visitors learn how the airport grew from a muddy meadow into one of world’s most important airports.

NorthernLight Design 7 September 2016

NorthernLight was asked by creative agency Fabrique and technical agency Q42 to join in the international tender for developing a wayfinding app for the Tate Museums. The tender was won with the simple concept: from wayfinding to dayfinding. An app that is a friendly and intuitive companion to help make your visit the best visit possible. By the end of 2015, development started on the app that will personalize and enrich a visit to Tate Modern, Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool and Tate St. Ives. NorthernLight has functioned as a creative consultant for the concept and development phase.

NorthernLight Design 7 September 2016

August 2016 the Ajax Gallery of Fame opened its doors in the Amsterdam ArenA. Present day Ajax star Davy Klaassen and all time Ajax superstar Dennis Bergkamp were among the guests. This beautiful new gallery shows the highlights of the rich history of the world famous Amsterdam football club Ajax. The gallery brings the “We are Ajax feeling” alive in a unique and fascinating way.

European Space Agency - ESA 6 September 2016

The London Science Museum will host a two-day space conference on September 14 and 15. During the conference, participants will have the chance to join ESA and international experts, both from within but also from outside the Space field, to explore and learn how research in the unique environment of space is creating opportunities to meet key challenges on Earth.

NorthernLight Design 26 August 2016

On August 25 the mayor of Amsterdam opened Europe’s highest swing called “OverTheEdge”. This one of a kind swing is placed on top of Amsterdam’s latest visitor attraction the A’DAM Tower. Visitor literally swing over the edge and get a magical experience floating in mid air 100 meters above the city.

European Space Agency - ESA 24 August 2016
Copyright ESA/D. O'Donnell

On 10 September citizens from 22 European countries will participate in the first Citizens’ Debate on Space for Europe. You will have the opportunity to learn, debate, have your say and participate by suggesting priorities on all aspects of current and future space programmes. Don't miss this amazing opportunity and share it with your network!

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