As the Special Exhibitions Gallery at the museum nears completion, Project Director Anna Hesketh explains how the project’s real beauty lies in the power of combining the original and the modern to pave the way for a sustainable gallery of the future.
To find out more about our guest authors, you can find their biographies at the end of each post.
Although we’re currently closed, you can still see the amazing 50 Windows of Creativity artwork by scientific artist Kelly Stanford in the café window on Lower Byrom Street until Monday 14 December.
In celebration of Black History Month, STEM Ambassador Engagement Officer Jenny Lobo spoke to SIM’s STEM Ambassadors about the people who inspire them.
The Science and Industry Museum is just full of old stuff, right? Wrong! The stories we tell haven’t finished, so why should our collecting?
We weren’t the only ones cooped up during lockdown. In this blog, Rachel Rimmer, our Conservation and Collections Care Manager, looks at how her team prepared for leaving the collections and objects on their own and how having no visitors brought some unexpected advantages.
As the world finds itself in lockdown, our aim for Earth Day 2020 was to take the opportunity for our STEM Ambassadors to reflect on travel and the places that their STEM career or education has taken them.
In this post, local student Samina Kabki tells us about her experience of volunteering at the museum, and how it helped with her studies and subsequent university application.
With the themes of National Careers Week (2–7 March 2020) and British Science Week (6–15 March 2020) looking to the future of the planet and the future of work, STEM Ambassador Support Coordinator, Cassie-Jo Gormley, spoke with some of the STEM Ambassadors about what the future holds for their jobs.
Part of the vision for our new Power Hall gallery is bringing the historical engines into the 21st Century. How can we make these feats of engineering from decades ago relevant in our digital world?
Michael Brooks and Rick Edwards, co-hosts of the Science(ish) podcast recently visited the museum to talk to a Lates crowd about the Danny Boyle film Sunshine. Here, Michael explains why they both love the film so much—despite the science!
Explainer Team Leader Lauren Hamilton gives us an introduction to Makaton, and tells us more about plans to incorporate it into future learning programmes.
Josh Award winners Frederike Gerstner’s and Ben Nicholson’s road to being part of our October half term programme has been long, but they’re really excited that they’re finally here. Read on to find out more about how they got to where they are now…!