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Science Gallery Lab Detroit will launch exhibits in summer 2018 with help from a $1 million grant from MSU Federal Credit Union

Science Gallery Lab Detroit will launch exhibits in summer 2018 with help from a $1 million grant from MSU Federal Credit Union The funds will be distributed in $200,000 increments over the course of five years and will support exhibition development, production, community engagement efforts and...

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Breaking creative boundaries at the 'Summer Davos' in China

At the end of June Science Gallery International had the extraordinary opportunity to present an exhibition and provoke debate at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of New Champions – known as the ‘Summer Davos’ – in Dalian, China. This is our second partnership with the Forum, having...

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We're partnering with the Annual Meeting of New Champions to explore how we achieve inclusive growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

We're off to Dalian, China, to explore and debate the impact of the Fourth Industrial Revolution on all forms of life at the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017. The 4IR Bio Lab is an exhibition we've curated in collaboration with the World Economic Forum, with support...

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Ariane Koek announced as Director of Science Gallery Venice

Ca’ Foscari University of Venice announces Ariane Koek as the Director of Science Gallery Venice, a dynamic venue for art and science planned for Venice's port of San Basilio. Science Gallery Venice have announced Ariane Koek as their first Director. Ariane initiated and designed, as Founding...

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We're off to Ecsite 2017 – here's everything you need to know

Are you joining us in Porto this week at the Ecsite Annual Conference? We're looking forward to seeing you there! Here's some information about where you will find us throughout the week: DAILY THROUGHOUT THE CONFERENCE In the Business Bistro at booth 36. At the booth will be: Rob Warren - Global...

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Announcing the first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan State University

Announcing the first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan State University. Acting as a bridge between downtown Detroit and the Michigan State University campus, Science Gallery Lab Detroit will open its doors in 2017.   Designer's impression of a Science Gallery Lab  ...

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PODCAST: The stories of LGBTQ people who work in museums, galleries, and public engagement

To mark LGBT History Month this February, audio producers Maurice and Shaun have teamed up with the Queering Museums initiative to create a podcast series with LGBTQ people who work in museums, galleries, and public engagement. Episode three of the Queering Museums Podcast focuses on science...

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What did we get up to at the World Economic Forum this year?

  Our feet are firmly back on the ground here in Dublin after an exciting, meaningful and worthwhile week in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum 2017. With the support of the Wellcome Trust, we were partnering with the World Economic Forum to engage world leaders on how to empower young...

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We're partnering with the World Economic Forum to engage world leaders on how to empower young people

At Science Gallery International, we believe that young people hold the creative potential to tackle the world's biggest problems. That's why we're partnering with World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos, Switzerland to engage world leaders on how to empower young people. This year, in response to an...

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2016 Highlights from the Global Science Gallery Network

*/ GLOBAL SCIENCE GALLERY NETWORK: 2016 HIGHLIGHTS It’s been an exciting year for Science Gallery International and the Global Science Gallery Network. Here are some of our highlights from across the globe: In January, a McDonald’s adjacent to the...

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Science Gallery Venice

Fifth member of the Global Science Gallery Network to be announced for waterfront site in Venice

We're delighted to be able to share the news that Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will officially announce the development of Science Gallery Venice this evening.  Above: Artist's impression of Science Gallery Venice Set to start engaging audiences through pop-up activities from 2017, the gallery...

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Science Gallery at ECSITE 2016

We're looking forward to seeing you in Graz! Here's where you will find us:  Daily: In the Business Bisto at Booth 23 Drop by our booth in the Business Bistro, where you can add yourself to our map of ECSITE, try on our invisibility jacket, share your dream exhibition themes and tell us about your...

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Noeleen Hartigan

Announcing SGI's New Sustainability Manager, Noeleen Hartigan

We are thrilled to share the news that Noeleen Hartigan has joined our team in the new role of Sustainability Manager. Noeleen will build our relationships with people who share our values and have the capacity and passion to support our growth, including philanthropic foundations, corporations...

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Announcing our incoming CEO, Andrea Bandelli

The board of Science Gallery International (SGI) has today announced that it has appointed Andrea Bandelli, an international thought-leader on public engagement with science, as the new CEO of SGI. Andrea, who will take up the post on May 1st, is a practiced leader in science communication and...

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MOUTHY at Science Gallery London

How many teeth do you actually need to survive? Does flossing extend your life? What kind of bacteria live in your mouth? Why would you snog someone but not share their toothbrush? How do your teeth affect your job prospects? In 2016 Science Gallery London are diving into the orifice with artists...

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SEEING: OPEN CALL

Is beauty in the eye of the beholder, or the orbitofrontal cortex? Do artists really look at the world differently, or for that matter does sex, species, or attitude change what you see? How is SEEING more than just looking, and could vision be just one of many ways of seeing? How does the brain...

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Five Australian projects featured at Science Gallery

To celebrate the announcement of Science Gallery Melbourne today, we thought we'd pull together a few of our favourite Australian projects to feature in Science Gallery exhibitions over the past seven years.  1. The Body is a Big Place - Helen Pynor & Peta Clancy The Body is a Big Place was a...

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Announcing Science Gallery Melbourne

Visualisation of Science Gallery Melbourne, courtesy of University of Melbourne   Today we're thrilled to announce that we will establish a Science Gallery in Melbourne in partnership with Australia’s leading academic institution, the University of Melbourne. This marks the halfway milestone for...

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Science Gallery International seeks new Chief Executive

October has already been a busy month for Science Gallery International. Firstly, we announced €1.1m in new funding for SGI, and the mid-2016 departure of our Founding CEO, Michael John Gorman. Last week, we opened HUMAN+ at renowned cultural centre CCCB in Barcelona. The opening marked the first...

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Science Gallery launches biggest-ever exhibition at leading European cultural centre CCCB

Science Gallery Dublin will today launch the exhibition HUMAN+: THE FUTURE OF OUR SPECIES in Barcelona, as a co-production with the Centre of Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB). First presented at Science Gallery Dublin in 2011, HUMAN+ re-emerges as a co-production featuring 35 additional...

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SGI announces new philanthropic funding worth more than €1.1M

Today we're sharing two important pieces of news about Science Gallery International. Firstly, we are delighted to be able to announce today new philanthropic funding worth more than €1.1M to support our work in the further expansion of the Global Science Gallery Network, building on the...

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Science Gallery London launch 'FED UP' at Borough Market

It's been a busy couple of weeks for the team developing Science Gallery at King's College London. Only last week, they invited feedback on their plans to open a Science Gallery on Guy's Campus by the end of 2017. You can read all about the public exhibition, which was held at the legendary King's...

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BIORHYTHM: MUSIC AND THE BODY opens in Taichung, Taiwan

Following a hugely successful six month run at the National Science Education Center in the Taiwanese capital of Taipei, BIORHYTHM: MUSIC AND THE BODY opened on Wednesday 1st of July at the National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung, Taiwan. Created and first shown at Science Gallery Dublin,...

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ECSITE'd about FOOD in Trento

We really enjoyed our time at ECSITE: Food for Curious Minds in Trento this week, meeting old and new friends and hearing stories about what is working (and not working) in science centres worldwide. We especially liked some of the provocative questions that were being asked - Do we need...

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Science Gallery at ECSITE 2015

We're looking forward to seeing some of you in Trento this week for ECSITE2015!  Visit us at Booth 14 in the Business Bistro to catch up, check out our latest touring exhibits BLOOD and HUMAN+, and even sample our own take on the 'Food for Curious Minds' theme. Warning: may involve edible insects...

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BLOOD to flow worldwide as touring exhibition

          Following a highly successful run at Science Gallery Dublin, 'BLOOD: NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED' has now become available to tour internationally. For full touring information, check out our BLOOD touring page here. Why do we love vampires but fear needles? Why do we ‘see red’ when our...

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TRAUMA Open Call launched

An open call has been launched by Science Gallery Dublin for TRAUMA, an international, open-call exhibition and events programme that will explore biological, psychological, societal, and cultural trauma. Check out full details on our Open Call site: https://opencall.sciencegallery.com

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TRAUMA: Open Call

TRAUMA is an international, open-call exhibition and events programme at Science Gallery Dublin that will explore biological, psychological, societal, and cultural trauma. We’re looking for artists, scientists, doctors and designers to propose exhibits, artworks, and projects that connect with the...

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HOME\SICK launches at Science Gallery Dublin

HOME\SICK: POST-DOMESTIC BLISS explores how our homes might be reconfigured and reimagined as centres of connection in spite of emigration, of intimacy in spite of digital distraction, of food and energy production rather than consumption. Our unhealthy and socially divisive addiction to home...

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Science Gallery at AAM 2015

We had such a great time at the America Alliance of Museums conference, displaying our new touring exhibitions and meeting the community. A bunch of you took our 'BUG or BEAN' challenge, nice work!  

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Announcing the development of Science Gallery Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Announcing the development of Science Gallery Bengaluru (Bangalore)

Today, we are truly delighted to announce that we have reached a significant milestone towards the development of a Science Gallery in Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore), through the signing of an historic agreement with the Karnataka State Government. Bengaluru is a science and technology hub...

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Science Gallery at ECSITE 2014

We'll be at ECSITE 2014 this week with some of the Science Gallery Dublin team, so be sure to call by our stand in the Business Bistro. It's looking like an action-packed few days all 'round, so we put together this schedule. It's mostly for ourselves, but if you're looking for us, this is where we...

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Feed your cerebral cravings at FAT: IT'S DELICIOUS

With armchairs and soap made from human fat, it's probably fair to say Dublin's most unusual 'diner' opened last Thursday when we welcomed FAT: IT'S DELICIOUS to the world. The gallery has a menu chock-full of experiments and artworks that guarantee to satiate any cerebral cravings you might have...

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ILLUSION at the RH Fleet in San Diego

Big congrats to the RH Fleet, where ILLUSION opened in San Diego this week. Check out this report featuring Exhibits Director at the Fleet Paul Siboroski, filmed at 5am (!) for FOX 5 News:

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