Month: April 2021

Science Gallery Melbourne is the new art and science museum opening in the city center

Melburnians are about to find a whole new place to recharge their batteries this winter, when the Science Gallery Melbourne opens its doors as part of the University of Melbourne’s new Innovation District. Celebrating the intersection of art and science,…

London’s science museum faces backlash over oil-sponsored climate exhibit

London’s Science Museum is the latest institution to come under scrutiny for its funding sources after a press release revealed an upcoming climate tech exhibit is sponsored by the multinational oil and gas company Shell. Our future planet, which will…

The Children’s Discovery Museum hopes to reopen on May 1

NORMAL, Ill. (WMBD) – Back in business after COVID-19 forced them to close their doors, the Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum is putting the finishing touches on how to reopen safely. Over the past year, COVID-19 has forced the Children’s Discovery…

Children’s Discovery Museum is hiring staff ahead of possible reopening in May

Uptown Normal’s Children’s Discovery Museum tentatively plans to reopen on May 1, but there are plenty of moving parts that staff must take into account. Executive Director Beth Whisman said staffing and building readiness were among the factors, but through…