Our Vision & Purpose
Our vision is to increase understanding of—and engagement with—science and technology among all people. We champion and support science and technology centers and museums.
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Given local responses to the COVID-19 pandemic, most ASTC members are closed to the public. Please check each institution’s website for online programming and virtual engagement and learning opportunities.
Read About Our Members
Learn about some of the people behind ASTC’s 600+ members around the world.
Children’s COVID-19 questions, worries, and information needs: Insights for the ISE field from research with families
This post was contributed by Evelyn Christian Ronning, Amy Grack Nelson, Marjorie Bequette, and Choua Her of the Science Museum of Minnesota. During the COVID-19 pandemic, up-to-date and accurate information
An update on international collaboration from ASPAC, ASTC, Ecsite, NAMES, RedPOP, and SAASTEC. Over the past year, hundreds of science centers and science museums from around the world have gathered
The Connecticut Science Center is an IF/THEN Gender Equity Grant recipient. Twenty-six ASTC-member museums received funding to launch projects aimed at increasing the representation of women and gender minorities in STEM across their museums’ content.
ASTC is convening researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, and community leaders to come together and address humanity’s most pressing challenges.
Resources to help science and technology centers and museums navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Community Science is more important than ever. ASTC is connecting, supporting, and building capacity for our members’ work to address community priorities through science engagement.