At its first in-person meeting in more than two years, the ASTC Board of Directors welcomed 11 new organizations to membership in ASTC: four new Science Center and Museum Members and seven new Allied Members (including two emerging science centers).
Consistent with ASTC’s Bylaws, all members must be approved for membership by a majority vote of the ASTC Board of Directors. Organizations wishing to apply for membership should consult the Membership section of the ASTC website. Membership applications can now be completed online!
New Science Center and Museum Members
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
Airlie Gardens is a historic public garden with cultural and environmental programs, serving over 120,000 visitors annually. The gardens welcome thousands of students each year, to not only share connection to the environments, but continue the protection of the area future generations.
Dennos Museum Center
Traverse City, Michigan, United States
Opened in 1991, the Dennos Museum Center at Northwestern Michigan College is a premier cultural facility in northern Michigan offering a dynamic array of exhibitions and programs in the visual arts, sciences, and performing arts. The Museum includes temporary exhibition and permanent collection galleries, an elegant sculpture court, and a hands-on Discovery Gallery.
Ella Sharp Museum
Jackson, Michigan, United States
The Ella Sharp Museum, originally established as a park in 1919, opened to the public in 1965 with the mission of providing opportunities for everyone to explore, engage in, and enjoy history and the arts. The museum operates 11 buildings, across six acres of land, featuring a variety of art, history, and science exhibits throughout each year.
Museum of the Future
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Opened to the public in 2022, the Museum of the Future welcomes people of all ages to see, touch, and shape our shared future. The Museum combines elements of exhibition, immersive theatre and themed attraction, leading visitors on a journey through possible futures and bringing hope and knowledge back to the present.
New Allied Members
New York, New York, United States
Blue Telescope is an award-winning, boundary-pushing team that has collaborated with a portfolio of world-class centers to bring ideas, stories, technologies, and human connection to every touchpoint. Their much lauded work is dedicated to highlighting the unexpected, bringing new perspectives, and upending expectations.
Food + Farm Exploration Center
Hancock, Wisconsin, United States
The Food + Farm Exploration Center is a new center that will be opening in early to mid-2023. This new facility will serve as a portal to explore the intersections of production agriculture, science, STEM education, career opportunities in agriculture, and agritourism. The center will be a teaching farm, a children’s museum, a science center, and a community workshop rolled into one where families can come together on a journey into the world of food and farming. The Center will be a place for people to discover agriculture as they interact with our educational exhibits, programs, and events.
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Kiewit Luminarium is a place for everyone to explore astonishing phenomena and learn with their hands. Together, we are creating a truly unique place filled with joy and excitement where visitors of all ages and communities can explore astonishing scientific phenomena and use what they learn as the building blocks to their futures.
National Girls Collaborative Project
Seattle, Washington, United States
The National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP) is a network of networks. We bring together organizations committed to informing and encouraging girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). NGCP supports and creates STEM experiences that are as diverse as the world we live in.
Process Curiosity, LLC
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Process Curiosity is a design thinking firm focused on helping turn ideas into results. Our services include concept development, product development, exhibit/graphic design, prototyping, strategic/master planning, immersive thematic design, and owner’s representation. Mostly we love becoming part of the team and creatively helping move ideas forward.
Marathon, Florida, United States
Promotions Guy offers printed apparel, promotional/retail products, banners, and signage with a focus on sustainability to organizations with staff, events, and gift shops.
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Science Now is a multidisciplinary creative studio specializing in strategic design and new venture development at the intersection of art, science, education, and entertainment. Science Now works as a creative partner for science, economic, and culture institutions, as well as companies engaged in science, education, and developing new technologies.