Brain and Biomes Exhibition

13 Aug 2022 from 12:00am - 28 Aug 2022 until 12:00am

Brain and Biomes

This National Science Week, visit Newcastle Museum for the Brain and Biomes 2022 exhibition (13th-28th August), brought to you by the University of Newcastle and STREAM.

Through our science art collaborations that mix observational and interactive components, explore the fascinating inner workings of the brain, and how our wellbeing is inextricably linked to our environmental footprint.

As part of the Brain and Biomes exhibition, there will be additional community events including Science in Practice and Imaginaturalists natural history illustration workshops.

These interactive exhibitions and experiential workshops showcase innovative collaborations with scientists, artists, technologists and industry, creating a genuine and continuing exchange of information with our community.

Brain and Biomes are open during regular exhibition visiting hours and appropriate for all ages. Come along with your friends and family.

Learn more about the exhibition here

Register your place at our Natural History Illustration Workshops

Come along for a beginner drawing workshop, helping you engage with the environment, encourage a love of nature and grow a desire to explore and protect our world. Come and learn about our local biodiversity through creative and artistic activities, highlighting the intricacies and beauty of the things we take for granted.

Please note: These workshops are suitable for ages 6 and above. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Places are limited and workshops may fill up quickly. Book now to save your place.

Register: Sunday 14 August, 11:30am

Register: Sunday 14 August, 1:00 pm

Register: Saturday 27 August, 11:30am

Register: Saturday 27th August, 1:00pm

The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.