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  • OPEN CALL: MENTAL

    Science Gallery Melbourne invites proposals from all disciplines to explore the full spectrum of mental health in our first exhibition in the new gallery. 

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  • Major Philanthropic Gift to Science Gallery Melbourne

    Science Gallery Melbourne is thrilled to announce a $4million gift from philanthropists Peter and Ruth McMullin to build our future home.  

    The $4 million gift is offered under the expectation that Science Gallery Melbourne leverage the gift to match those funds through other donations.    

    In 2020, Science Gallery Melbourne will come to life through the generosity and leadership of this significant ...

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  • DISPOSABLE Curatorial Panel

    Our season of DISPOSABLE was curated with young people for young people!
    Read their essays here

    Jue Theng Soo

    Born in Malaysia, Jue has a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Honours in Chemistry Education, and currently works as a Chemistry teacher and research assistant, mainly focusing on creativity in science students. Jue was part of the Malthouse Theatre Vanguard Initiative and assistant facilitator for the Beginners & International Performance Workshop...

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  • Melbourne Connect: Science Gallery Melbourne's new home

    Melbourne Connect: Science Gallery Melbourne's new home

    Science Gallery Melbourne Permanent Home Opening 2020

    The Unversity of Melbourne has secured the rights to the Australian node of the acclaimed Science Gallery Network. Galleries accross the globe are committed to inspiring young people aged 15 - 25 through the colision of art and science. 

    Science Gallery Melbourne will be the cultural anchor of The University's new innovation precinct, Melbourne Connect. It will be a living lab for exhibitions and ideas, exploring the...

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  • OPEN CALL: DISPOSABLE

    DISPOSABLE

    The lid has been lifted on human wastefulness, but what next?  Following the lead of Australian cult-hero, the bin chicken, we delve into our garbage and find opportunities within our disposable culture.

    While the global waste statistics are sobering, we are now seeing emergent ecologies that thrive on human wastefulness, drinking water recycled from toilets and furniture made from coffee grounds. Waste brings new opportunities, human innovations and creative...

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  • Mediator roles are now open

    Applications for the mediator team for our PERFECTION exhibition are now open, and will close at 5pm on Friday 8 June.

    With each exhibition at Science Gallery Melbourne, we have a team of science students and recent graduates who work in the gallery as science communicators - we call them our mediators. Mediators are the public face of the gallery, bringing loads of enthusiasm and engaging conversations about the collision of arts and science to our visitors. ...

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  • Are you Sci Curious?

    Curious about artificial intelligence, space travel and virtual reality? Or are you into dance and theatre, design, film and TV? Ever found yourself in a Google deep dive into Barbra Streisand’s cloned dogs?

    Science Gallery Melbourne is looking for young and curious people to join Sci Curious – an advisory group that will help inform and shape the future of our exhibitions, public events and programs.

    We’re keen to talk to 15 to 25-year-olds who are passionate about...

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  • PERFECTION: Part Experiment / Part Exhibition

    12 SEPTEMBER TO 3 NOVEMBER 2018

    Mathematical precision, quantum physics, utopian worlds, body modification, internet dating and Instagram filters. 

    Why do humans strive for perfection? 

    Underpinned by the accuracy and precision of maths and physics, a wave of new science and technology allows us to modify, hack and transform our lives into our own personal perfection. We can surgically modify our bodies, build perfect cities, clone our...

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  • Intern opportunities

    INTERN OPPORTUNITIES - PERFECTION

    Join the journey to PERFECTION. Science Gallery Melbourne has two intern opportunities available for dynamic, curious, arts/science people as part of our 2018 program, PERFECTION. 

    1. Collection Management Assistant 

    The primary goal of this position will be to assist in the collection management tasks involved in the installation and de-installation of Science Gallery Melbourne’s second pop-up exhibition PERFECTION. This...

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  • PERFECTION: Open call for submissions

    Science Gallery Melbourne is seeking proposals for up to 20 works for PERFECTION, an exhibition and public program aimed at young adults, that asks artists, designers and scientists - what does it mean to be perfect?   

    Calling all fermions, utopians, grinders and avatars! We are on the look-out for ideas that will bring our 2018 program PERFECTION to life, in what is going to be a bumper year for Science Gallery Melbourne as we tease out the impossibility of perfect....

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