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Science Open Season @ Queen Victoria Art Gallery

It’s all about LIGHT! Science Open Season 2015 at City of Launceston’s Queen Victoria Museum and the Queen Victoria Art Gallery will be light-filled and action packed.

When: Thursday, August 13 2015 till Sunday, August 23 2015. 5:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Where: Queen Victoria Art Gallery
2 Wellington Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250
Topic: Human body and movement, Energy and transport, Environment and nature, Health and medical, Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Other: Wheelchair access

Science and art join forces during National Science Week. Come to the Queen Victoria Art Gallery to see the results.

  • the magical ‘Light the Night’ exhibition of lanterns made by school children who carefully carried them in the Lantern Walk along the banks of the Tamar River.
  • Instagram your photos inspired by the theme ‘Lights on Launceston’ – #city_launceston #qvmag #lightsonlaunceston and see them projected on the Art Gallery on 20 August.
  • Just what is chiaroscuro?
  • There’s a camera the size of a ROOM – a camera obscura.
  • Watch the glow of our Community Collector’s uranium glass.
  • Explore the art gallery at NIGHT by glowstick!
  • Marvel at how millionaire engineer Tim Jenison spend four year creating a near-perfect copy of a 17th Century masterpiece in special school screenings of ‘Tim’s Vermeer’ (2013).

There is serious arty science, magical things, learning and lots of fun. Come along, one and all!

Contact details:

Bookings Officer
Queen Victoria Art Gallery
Phone: 03 6323 3798

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