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So long, farewell, auf Wiedersehen, adieu

August 6, 2019

Google maps has assured me that this drive clocks in around 29 hours but I'm convinced I can outpace the great determiner of the trek. This Sunday...

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Applications open for startup festival support (including $10K!)

July 26, 2019

Anyone can start a new science festival at any time, and the Science Festival Alliance is usually willing to help. But with the Science Festival Ac...

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Science on Parade

July 6, 2019

The Science In Vivo project is in the midst of a wide range of experiments. The main question: What happens when we try to integrate science engag...

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Science Events Summit 2019

June 6, 2019

Another year is in the books for the Science Events Summit and from the perspective of an organizer it felt like our best year ever. In a moment o...

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2018 Annual Report

May 26, 2019

  I could joke and say this post is long overdue but that makes me cringe because while true, it took so much to get to this point and I a...

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Encountering Science in America

March 6, 2019

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences released a report in 2019 that, among other things, highlighted the importance of the social experience ...

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First Science In Vivo Teams Announced

May 27, 2018

The Science Festival Alliance has just named the first 11 teams selected by competitive application to participate in the Science In Vivo project. Th...

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Go Where the People Are: New Rolling Deadline!

February 1, 2018

  Leave home behind and try something new. This fall's rolling Call for Applications closes November 26, 2018: unless all 9 remaining spot...

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2017: The Year in Public Science Events

January 24, 2018

This year we dabbled a bit with collecting annual report information on public science events writ large. To do so, we asked a small core of publi...

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The (sort of) New Science Events Summit

December 6, 2017

  Where? St. Petersburg, Florida When? June 4 - 5 for the main conference, pre and post workshops are in the works Why? Wha...

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Science Events Summit: Call for Participation

December 5, 2017

Already registered? Why not take an active role in the meeting? This is about more than just cooking up a session proposal: there are several ways...

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Join the Party! Feature in Informal Learning Review

April 26, 2017

Science events snag the cover of the March/April issue of Informal Learning Review, along with a six-page article that considers the relevance of live...

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Nine New Science Festivals Announced

February 13, 2017

The Science Festival Alliance is continuously helping new science festivals get started, but this spring some communities are getting a special boost...

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Talking About Live Public Science Events

September 14, 2016

Science events professionals are a wild bunch of individuals. Which, considering what we all do for a living, makes sense. With such a wide variat...

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Going Where the People Are

September 12, 2016

Throughout the past year, we’ve been experimenting with different ways to bring science experiences into settings that reach people where they alrea...

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Surveying the Landscape of Live Public Science Events

February 9, 2016

  Every year in the US and UK millions of people enjoy science experiences at a huge range of live events. How many people exactly? We're ...

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Why is this happening?

January 13, 2014

Kishore Hari tells a story about visiting three science festivals in a 2013 Story Collider performance

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May 16, 2019

! We anticipate that applications for the Science Festival Accelerator, Diversity First "New Festival Initiatives" will be fairly competitive, to prep...

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Professional Announcements

Q&A Webinar for Science Festival Accelerator Applicants

SciComm Camp

UK Science Festivals Network Meeting

10.31.2019

11.08.2019

11.19.2019


Festivals Calendar

10.31.2019

 

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