New Models for Science Centres

21 September 2012
6:30 pmto7:30 pm

Join us for a thought-provoking discussion of science centres and their possibilities. It’s not just for people who work in science centres, either.

Our guide is Cris Kennedy, Director of the CSIRO Discovery Centre in Canberra.

Eighteen months into his role, Cris will share his experiences of running a science centre and cultural institution on a shoestring budget. He’ll discuss the practical side of communicating science to Australian audiences, how we stack up against the big-name institutions and emerging economies, and new models for science centres: for instance, centres with no permanent exhibitions and centres solely devoted to the art-science intersection. Continue reading