Our Purpose & Vision
ASTC’s purpose is to champion and support science and technology centers and museums and the entire science engagement field toward a vision of increasing understanding of and engagement with science and technology among all people.
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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 which, together, engage more than 110 million people annually in science and technology.
The Association of Science and Technology Center (ASTC) has presented Jamie Bell with the ASTC Fellow Award for Outstanding Contribution. The award, bestowed by the
The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) is pleased to welcome two new members of its Board of Directors, who took up their positions at
Over the last three years, science centers and museums have faced challenges that have sometimes seemed insurmountable. But the ingenuity and creativity alive in these
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.
The Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Awards are presented to ASTC members and their teams in recognition of extraordinary accomplishments that enhance their organizations and advance our entire field.
ASTC’s award-winning magazine Dimensions has moved fully online. Readers can expect the same high-quality content in its new format. We invite all members of the community to submit