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2014-01-22 23:20:15

Tickets Also Available to Exclusive Dinner with Comedic Chef Alex Thomopoulos of HUNGRY's Bites and Booze Tampa, FL (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 Tickets are still available for the Museum of Science & Industry's 19th annual Einstein on Food & Wine festival, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1. This celebration of the senses showcases the delicious and diverse cuisine of Tampa Bay, alongside the palate pleasers of winemakers from around the country. The weekend is ideal for anyone who enjoys...

2013-12-23 23:03:40

Tickets also available to exclusive dinner with Comedic Chef Alex Thomopoulos of HUNGRY's Bites and Booze. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 The Museum of Science & Industry will host its 19th annual Einstein on Food & Wine festival, Jan. 31 - Feb. 1. This celebration of the senses showcases the delicious and diverse cuisine of Tampa Bay, alongside the palate pleasers of winemakers from around the country. The weekend is ideal for anyone who enjoys wine, food, music and...

2013-11-18 23:23:54

Akko Chosen for its Friendly, Human Appeal in a New Exhibit that Celebrates Being Human Woburn, MA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Akko™ typeface from Monotype is the main brand identity font for the “Hall of Human Life,” the new permanent exhibit at the Museum of Science, Boston that opened Saturday. In addition to Akko’s appearance on screen and in print throughout the 10,000 square-foot space, the typeface is used in 3D signage as part of several exhibit stations, crafted to draw...

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....

2013-09-30 23:31:56

Tickets are still available to the Museum of Science & Industry’s annual fundraiser – the National Hispanic Scientist of the Year gala on Saturday, Oct. 12, at 7 p.m. This year, the gala honors Raúl Cuero, Ph.D., renowned inventor and president/research director of the International Park of Creativity in Bogota, Colombia. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Tickets are still available to the Museum of Science & Industry’s annual fundraiser – the National Hispanic...

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,...

2013-05-28 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...

2012-10-02 02:21:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 90th anniversary celebration, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is sponsoring field trips for 90 Massachusetts classrooms to experience interactive math and science exhibits at the Museum of Science, Boston and The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon. Raytheon will host the classrooms throughout the fall semester to help inspire students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education and career...