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2013-10-21 08:26:59

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Science Technology Centers (ASTC), representing 650 science centers and museums in nearly 50 countries, by Special Resolution of its Board of Directors, recognized Dr. Gunther von Hagens--inventor of the science of Plastination and creator of the BODY WORLDS anatomical exhibitions--for Lifetime Achievement and outstanding contribution to the public understanding of science. "Through the technique of Plastination, Dr....

2013-09-19 16:24:22

Opening At The California Science Center September 28, 2013 LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Design Zone, a highly interactive exhibition, opens at the California Science Center on September 28, 2013. Guests can explore a variety of concepts using hands-on exhibits to discover what it takes to create a successful design. Admission is free and the exhibition will be on display through January 5, 2014. What does it take to develop an addictive and fun videogame?...

2013-06-28 12:25:13

CHICAGO, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rexam, a global consumer packaging company and one of the largest beverage can manufacturers in the world, is proud to announce that the President and CEO of its North American beverage can business, Rich Grimley, has been named to the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) Board of Trustees. The MSI, the first interactive museum in North America, has a vision to inspire and motivate children to achieve their full potential in science,...

2013-06-13 23:03:01

American Mensa shares its ideas on how to best spend your time this summer. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 As families across the nation gear up for summer vacation, the challenge of finding fun and engaging activities for everyone can be frustrating. American Mensa shares its ideas on how to best spend your time this summer. A recent survey of select Mensa members regarding Science Museums in North America revealed the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., to be their...

2013-05-28 23:03:27

“The Art of the Bicycle” exhibit depicts the evolution of the most popular machine for human-powered locomotion Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 ElliptiGO Inc., creators of the world´s first elliptical bicycle, today announced that the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) selected an ElliptiGO 8S to display in its new exhibit, The Art of the Bicycle. The exhibit takes guests through the evolution of bicycle engineering, juxtaposing nine rare bicycles from the...

2012-10-22 11:26:03

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda announced it will donate $250,000 to Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry mainly to support science teacher education programs offered through the Museum's Center for the Advancement of Science Education (CASE). Takeda's funding will be used to help train teachers who lack science credentials but teach science in high-needs areas in Lake County, Illinois, by providing lesson plans, curriculum, classroom resources and...

2012-03-14 07:00:00

Exhibition based upon the Discovery Channel hit series featuring Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman shows guests the truth behind science's popular myths CHICAGO, March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world premiere of MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition--an interactive exhibit experience modeled after the Discovery Channel Emmy®-nominated series--opens at the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) on March 15, 2012. The exhibit was created by Discovery...

2011-09-28 09:00:00

SILVER SPRINGS, Md., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Communications, the world's number one, non-fiction media company, and Exhibits Development Group (EDG), in partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) and Geoffrey M. Curley + Associates (GMC+A), announced today the launch of MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition, which will debut at MSI on March 15, 2012. Just like Discovery Channel's Emmy®-nominated series MythBusters, the...

2011-09-20 08:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smart Destinations, the leading provider of multi-attraction passes designed to save travelers time and money, today announced the launch of its new Museum Pass in New York City, Boston, Chicago and San Diego. Available in a variety of combinations for both adults and children, Smart Destinations' Museum Pass lets visitors in each city tour the most popular local museums while enjoying savings of 15% to 28% over regular admission prices. Easy to...

2011-06-22 10:31:00

MSI offers another chance for one person to live at MSI for 30 days and win $10,000! CHICAGO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Month at the Museum is back ... and it could be looking for you! After the groundbreaking, original Month at the Museum experiment in fall 2010, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) is once again searching nationwide for a new roommate to live at the largest science center in the Western Hemisphere for 30 days this fall. From Oct. 19 to Nov....