The ASTC Board of Directors has approved four new organizations for membership: one new Science Center and Museum Member and three new Allied Members.
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 Member
The University of California Botanical Garden
Berkeley, California, United States
The 34-acre UC Botanical Garden is one of the most diverse landscapes in the world, with over 10,000 types of plants including many rare and endangered species. Organized geographically, the Garden features nine regions of naturalistic plantings from Australasia to South Africa, along with a major collection of California native plants. The Garden was established in 1890 and its living collections are invaluable resources for international research and conservation. Our mission is to develop and maintain a diverse living collection of plants, to support teaching and worldwide research in plant biology, further the conservation of plant diversity, and promote public understanding and appreciation of plants and the natural environment.
New Allied Members
KEVA Planks Museum Exhibits
Bridgewater, Virginia, United States
KEVA Planks Museum Exhibits provides a hands-on building experience for visitors of all ages using high precision wood blocks – KEVA Planks. We provide consultation to museums and educators for play-based learning, loose-parts play, STEM activities, Maker spaces, informal education programming.
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Knowliom is an agency based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that provides museum services to around the disciplines of development, operational planning, and project management. We aim to help educational stakeholders reach their goals and objectives by delivering outstanding learning experiences that engage and inspire the community around the region.
MTE Studios FZ LLC
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
MTE Studios is a specialized consultancy firm focused on Lifescape Architecture and Interactive Experiences. During our 20 years of operations, we have implemented a vast range of projects in all four corners of the globe, creating meaningful experiences with emerging technology.