A free festival for lifelong learners of ALL ages!
2017 Science Festival: April 7-23!
Statewide Astronomy Night: April 7th
East Lansing Expo, April 8th
Detroit Expo, April 9th
and much more on the way!
New to the MSU Science Festival? You've come to the right place! Please explore the website for all the information you'll need to have a great visit!
If you're not yet familiar... The MSU Science Festival is an amazing, multi-day series of events that highlight the fascinating, though oft overlooked, fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (a.k.a. STEAM). Now, hold onto your hats...the Festival features talks, demonstrations, tours, open houses, guest speakers, hands-on activities, and much more! You will have the opportunity to explore the latest in cutting edge science; discover concepts that have been influencing new discoveries for centuries; exchange ideas with researchers; and participate first-hand in experiments that turn ideas into reality--You really have to experience it to believe it!
Many first timers arrive thinking the Festival is for kids only, but they are quickly (and quite brilliantly!) surprised to discover countless programs and presentations everyone wants to see- from from the oldest to the youngest, from the novice to the knowledgeable! We encourage you to thoroughly explore the schedule page, and note everything everyone wants to visit- this way no one in your party misses out on anything!
You may also like to keep in mind that the Festival works in partnership with a number of outstanding institutions, museums, science centers and STEAM professionals across the state; so in addition to events being offered on the E. Lansing Campus of Michigan State University, presentations are also offered in a variety of locations throughout Michigan. Be sure to explore new territory and have a great time discovering the many incredible resources available right here in Michigan!
**The MSU Science Festival is proudly coordinated and produced by Michigan State University, and thrilled to be working together with outstanding professionals and educators from across the state to bring Michigan communities an opportunity to experience “Science Live!”
The MSU Science Festival is also a proud supporter and member of the Science Festival Alliance
For a sense of what the Festival offers, check out highlights from our 2016 Festival:
FUN FACT: Did you know the Science Festival's logo was inspired by the Periodic Table of Elements? Sc represents Scandium and Fe represents Iron! Find out more about the Periodic Table by visiting this link: http://periodictable.com/About/index.html