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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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  • BLOOD: Attract and repel

    CLOSED 23 SEPTEMBER 2017

    The alluring mystery of blood has fascinated scientists and artists for centuries. From biological fluid to artistic medium, Blood: Attract & Repel is a powerful collision of arts and science that will take you on a journey of scientific discovery, social taboo and self-identity. Part exhibition, part experiment, this season is curated for the curious and is definitely not for the faint-hearted.

    Explore blood with all your senses and discover...

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  • BLOOD: coming soon

    Part exhibition, part experiment - Science Gallery Melbourne's inaugural program, BLOOD: Attract & Repel, is coming soon. 

    “When we embarked on this project, people said to us: you’re gonna have fainters.”

    The alluring mystery of blood has fascinated scientists and artists for centuries. From biological fluid to artistic medium, BLOOD: Attract & Repel is a powerful collision of arts and science that will take you on a journey of scientific discovery, social taboo...

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  • First 'Science Gallery Lab' pop-up announced in Detroit

    Science Gallery International today announced its first new pop-up ‘Science Gallery Lab’, in partnership with Michigan State University. Acting as a bridge between Detroit and the Michigan State University campus, Science Gallery Lab Detroit will open its doors in autumn 2017.

     

    Science Gallery Labs are a new addition to the existing Global Science Gallery Network, which currently has locations in Dublin, London, Melbourne, Bengaluru and Venice. Each Science Gallery Lab...

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  • Internship opportunity

    Do you have an interest in science, art, museums, education and communication? We are on look out for two interns to assist in the production of our upcoming inaugural exhibition BLOOD. To find out more information and to apply please follow the link:

    http://museumsandcollections.unimelb.edu.au/teaching_and_learning/cultural_collections_projects_program/2017-projects-list/science-gallery-melbourne

    Applications close Friday 10 March 2017.

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