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.
Find a Science Center or Museum
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.
Even while their institutions’ doors are closed to the public, science and technology centers and museums are continuing to serve their missions and their communities. Here are two examples of
With many science center and museum staff working in new ways, redeployed, and furloughed, how are you supporting their needs? How are they learning and coping with new roles? How
On May 8, the Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS) issued a new Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for IMLS Cares Act Grants for Museums and Libraries (CAG-ML-FY20). The
Read how science centers, while closed, are supporting their communities with innovative virtual STEM education and science engagement programming. 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.