50th Birthday Community Weekend offers free general admission
TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - It's a free, two-day birthday bash for the whole community! To celebrate 50 years of wonder, curiosity and discovery, the Science Centre offers free general admission on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29. Presented by TELUS, 50th Birthday Community Weekend offers exhibitions, presentations, demonstrations and hands-on activities—including the new exhibition MindWorks, the installation Life of the Earth and the iconic hair-raising Van de Graaff—at no cost.
MindWorks, an-all new exhibition, opens to the public, encouraging visitors to uncover the remarkable power of their minds through colourful, playful and fun hands-on exhibits.
Life of the Earth, a large-scale artwork by Canadian artist Director X, continues to awe with visually arresting images of the past, present and future of the Earth as if seen from space.
Retro Reel showcases archival photography of memorable and momentous historical moments of the Science Centre's last 50 years— from iconic exhibitions to famous visitors.
2019 Innovation in Mas' Award trophy presentation to first-time designer and this year's Toronto Caribbean Carnival king Nicholas Guy for Heartbeat of the Last Conflict on September 29 at noon.
50th Birthday Community Weekend, presented by TELUS®
Maurice Bitran, PhD, CEO and Chief Science Officer, Ontario Science Centre Catherine Harris, Manager, Hosts, Ontario Science Centre Kevin Von Appen, Director, Science Communication, Ontario Science Centre
Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Ontario Science Centre 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, ON Please enter via the main entrance
The 50th Birthday Community Weekend is financially assisted by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund, a program of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, administered by the Ontario Cultural Attractions Fund Corporation.
SOURCE Ontario Science Centre
For further information: Media contact (Saturday): Vanessa Lu, Senior Communications Advisor, c: 416-738-9067, [email protected]; Media contact (Sunday): Alicia Farrow, Vice-President, Marketing & Strategic Communications, c: 416-676-5988, [email protected]
Guided by our mission to inspire passion for the human adventure of discovery, the Ontario Science Centre strives to be a global leader in lifelong learning, a vital link in Ontario’s education and innovation ecosystems and a convener of public dialogue about technology,...