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We're hiring!

It's a dream come true: a new post coordinating both the Science Festival Alliance and the Cambridge Science Festival, all from the MIT Museum! Love festivals and live events? Care about the relationship between science and community? Then don't think too hard about it, just apply now.

Full job description at MIT Museum's site

Science Near Me

This NSF-funded initiative brings together public science events in users' local area. If you would like to list your festival's events, contact us!

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Science in Vivo Phase II

Go where the people are! Letters of interest for up to $15,000 of project funding due March 14.

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Welcome to the new SFA site!

We've launched the new Science Festival Alliance website, with the same resources and some new features.

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Our Mission

The Science Festival Alliance (SFA) fosters a professional community dedicated to cultivating a healthy relationship between science and society through festivals and other public events.

We are a collaborative network of member institutions, initiatives, and individuals committed to sharing resources and working with a diverse group of stakeholders to spark curiosity, encourage experimentation, and engage with our communities.

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ASM Science Festival Grants

Upcoming Science Festivals

Celebrate Science Indiana

Indiana's premier science festival
Indiana State Fairgounds
September 30, 2022

Cambridge Science Festival

The Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is an annual celebration showcasing the intersection of science and art.
Cambridge, MA
October 8, 2022

Wisconsin Science Festival

Hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.
October 22, 2022
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Resources & Toolkits

State Wide Festivals

Sponsorship Resource: Invoice Template (SDSF)

Promotional Resource: 2013 Discovery Day Video (PSF)

Scientist Engagement - COP Webinar Series

Examples of Year Round Science Calendars - Richmond Virginia Science Calendar

Invitation for New Exhibitors (Small Festivals)

Content Resource: Observing the Moon (NCSF)

Exhibitor Registration (Small Festival)

Promotional Resource: 2013 Discovery Day Flyer in Spanish (BASF)

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