An encounter with a mosquito opened a whole universe for 2021 Clarke Award winner Laura Jean McKay.
At the next Science Museum Lates, visitors will learn about the Dreamachine. Roger Highfield, Science Director, discusses this cerebral adventure with neuroscientist and bestselling author Anil Seth.
Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is crucial to the Earth’s climate and biodiversity, but this unique ecosystem faces increasing threats. Our latest exhibition Amazônia, presented by photographer Sebastião Salgado, winner of the 2021 Praemium Imperiale award, uncovers the Amazon at this vital moment.
A hand-painted silk fragment from The Courtauld’s collection is now on display in the museum. It is the third and final object from The Courtauld to be displayed in the museum as part of the McQueens Illuminating Object series. Sophie-Nicole Dodds explains more in this blog post.
Today we installed a sculpture called Habitation in the museum. Jack Monaghan explains more in this blog post.
From intriguing artworks to thought-provoking objects, explore the intertwined relationship between art and science in our unexpected art trail and experience the Science Museum through a creative lens.