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.
This post was produced in collaboration with the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM) and crossposted on the ACM blog. Museums across the country are navigating a critical moment: the urgent need
ASTC awards more than $200,000 to 26 science centers and museums to advance equity in gender representation as part of the IF/THEN Initiative
The IF/THEN® Gender Equity Grant Program aims to increase the representation of women and gender minorities in STEM The Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) is pleased to announce
20 science centers and museums receive grants to support STEM engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic
Program is supported by the Voya Foundation Twenty science centers and museums around the United States will receive $5,000 each in support of STEM engagement during the COVID-19 pandemic. These
Read how science centers are continuing to support their communities and further their mission even while closed to the public. Also, learn about COVID-19 resources for science centers, policymakers, and members of the public.
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.