Summer Exhibitions at Science World – Win Tickets

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Two new exhibitions launched at Science World this summer and you can enter to win a pack of tickets to check them out! Here’s what’s happening under the dome:

Summer Exhibitions at Science World

  • Where: Science World (1455 Quebec St, Vancouver)
  • Admission: Purchase tickets online in advance or in person
Science World - Trailblazing Women
Science World Photo

Trailblazing: Women in Canada since 1867 explores how women have transformed Canadian politics, work, and everyday life. The exhibition also examines work that still needs to be done in the 21st century with respect to women’s rights, different experiences based on race, class and ethnicity, and the experiences of the “everyday” woman. Currently in Canada, there is no national women’s history museum or long-term exhibition devoted to this topic.

Highlighted throughout the exhibition are Canadian women who have been “trailblazers” in bringing about social and political change. Visitors will learn about the accomplishments of hundreds of remarkable women. From Hide Hyodo Shimizu, a teacher who organized a school system in British Columbia’s Japanese internment camps during the Second World War to Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee in 2007 and Inuk who advocates for the environmental, cultural and human rights of Inuit of the Arctic. All their stories will inspire. 

Science World Summer Exhibition - James Cameron
Science World Photo

James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP explores film-maker James Cameron’s extensive career as a deep-sea explorer and his many history-making expeditions. Developed by the Australian National Maritime Museum, this exhibition takes visitors to the depths of our oceans through the lens of Cameron’s underwater cameras and his other incredible technological innovations that have enabled us to see the least known places on earth.

Cameron has led eight major deep-sea expeditions and many submersible dives, setting world firsts including the first solo dive to the Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench, the first exploration of the interior of the wreck of RMS Titanic, and the first seafloor-to-surface live broadcast.

His expeditions, in collaboration with oceanographic and scientific institutions, have documented the shipwreck of RMS Titanic, explored deep ocean phenomena such as black smoker hydrothermal vents and discovered new species from the lowest point on earth. They have been chronicled in his documentaries and now, for the first time, in a major exhibition James Cameron – CHALLENGING THE DEEP. 

A few more things to check out at Science World this summer:

  • Twilight Tuesdays: Every Tuesday through the summer, Science World will be open to explore until 8:00pm. Not only that, admission is only $16.50 for adults and $13 for kids aged 3-12 after 5:00pm.
  • Gwenyth Chao’s apodeme of a line: This new art feature considers “how lines can create space when they are given space to freely meander.” In this ongoing project, Gwenyth finds existing holes in the architecture for the lines to latch on to rather than nailing the lines to the wall. You can find it in the first-floor atrium until October 30th.
  • From tie-dye t-shirts to bucket hats and fanny packs, the limited-run Expo 86 Summer Capsule combines nostalgic charm with vibrant 80s-inspired summer gear. Embrace the nostalgia and vibrant spirit of Expo 86 by visiting the Science World gift shop or online.

Win a Family Pack of Tickets

I have a family 4-pack of tickets to give away to Science World this season. Here’s how you can enter to win:

Win a Family Pack of Tickets to Science World

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41 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. Claudia AndrewsTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 3:48pm PDT

    Thanks a MILLION Miss 604 for this OUT OF THIS World Contest and EXTREMELY GENEROUS PRIZE! This would be an ABSOLUTE DREAM come TRUE and I would be “Beyond Ecstatic” to win this Incredible PRIZE Give Away!! This would be the BEST PRESENT for a SPECIAL BIRTHDAY Boy coming up who would LOVE to go with his cousinsl!! LOVE LOVE LOVE to Win this!! You are AMAZING❤️😍🥰🥳

  2. AmilTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 4:07pm PDT

    Looks fun

  3. Rajvin KaurTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 4:25pm PDT

    Would love to visit Science World with my family to gain the extraordinary and immersive experience that ignites our curiosity and fascination for science.

  4. CarolynTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 4:52pm PDT

    Thank you

  5. CyrilTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 4:53pm PDT

    Looks cool

  6. Amber OlakTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 4:56pm PDT

    Thanks for the chance

  7. Potato DreamerTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 5:57pm PDT

    Would love to win this! Yay for science! Eureka!

  8. BrendaTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 7:03pm PDT

    Would love this!

  9. AmandaTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 9:13pm PDT

    I would love to take my family!

  10. NicoleTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 9:21pm PDT

    I”m excited to see the Titanic exhibit.

  11. RobertoTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 10:25pm PDT

    Science World always has something interesting going on.

  12. Sunshine HTuesday, August 1st, 2023 — 11:45pm PDT

    This would be a great way to spend a day!

  13. Shelley ButcherWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 12:49am PDT

    Love going to ScienceWorld with my grandkids. So much to explore and experience! ❤

  14. AlbertcWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 9:18am PDT

    Sounds like a great prize

  15. j. jamesWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 9:52am PDT

    Liked and following

  16. EileenWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 11:51am PDT

    I haven’t been to Science World in years! Would love to go check out the new exhibit!

  17. CaleyWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 12:43pm PDT

    The new James Cameron Exhibit looks so awesome!

  18. CaleyWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 12:49pm PDT

    The James Cameron Exhibit looks so awesome – would love to check that out with my Husband. We havent been to the Science World in over 10 years!

  19. daneWednesday, August 2nd, 2023 — 1:28pm PDT

    been a long time

  20. Kirsten FisherThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 12:56am PDT

    I would love to go to Science World. Thanks for the lovely contest.

  21. GloriaThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 10:21am PDT

    Always great to go to Science World

  22. KarenThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 8:14pm PDT

    This is great!

  23. KelvinThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 8:51pm PDT

    Thanks!

  24. LindaThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 9:35pm PDT

    I love taking the kids to Science World.

  25. Sandra RankineThursday, August 3rd, 2023 — 9:47pm PDT

    Another great contest, thanks

  26. ShelleyFriday, August 4th, 2023 — 7:03am PDT

    I will have to check out the Expo 86 Gear at the gift shop. Spent many enjoyable hours at Expo 86. Science World would be a blast.

  27. Frank LFriday, August 4th, 2023 — 7:36am PDT

    Love it

  28. Tanya HFriday, August 4th, 2023 — 12:33pm PDT

    Groovy exhibitions! Can’t wait to check them out!

  29. ZhanFriday, August 4th, 2023 — 4:41pm PDT

    This is awesome!

  30. TiffSaturday, August 5th, 2023 — 9:28am PDT

    Would especially love to learn with the family about trailblazing women in Canada… so glad they are setting up this important exhibit.

  31. Jason BSaturday, August 5th, 2023 — 2:28pm PDT

    Fix the roof.

  32. AindreaSunday, August 6th, 2023 — 3:44am PDT

    Oh I haven’t been there in years!

  33. TeDSunday, August 6th, 2023 — 9:39am PDT

    Would love to visit !!

  34. Lynda LSunday, August 6th, 2023 — 9:42am PDT

    Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

  35. Sunshine GMonday, August 7th, 2023 — 8:19am PDT

    They’ve got such interesting exhibits!

  36. MarcusMonday, August 7th, 2023 — 11:36am PDT

    Would love to go!

  37. Monique CMonday, August 7th, 2023 — 11:55pm PDT

    Family favorite:)

  38. Katie WasylukTuesday, August 8th, 2023 — 10:03am PDT

    Science world is so much fun. I’d love to Share with my girls

  39. EdWednesday, August 9th, 2023 — 3:00pm PDT

    me please

  40. AmySaturday, August 12th, 2023 — 7:32pm PDT

    wow!!

  41. EdWednesday, August 16th, 2023 — 2:04pm PDT

    me please!

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