MSF 2018 Programming by type

MSF 2018 Programming by type

The 4th Annual Maine Science Festival will run from March 15th-18th, 2018. There are more than 60 events and activities for all ages, with forums, hands-on activities, workshops, films, exhibits, presentation, and games among the offerings. All events other than the headliner are available free-of-charge, thanks to our sponsors.

All public MSF events take place either in Downtown Bangor (all four days), the Cross Insurance Center (Saturday), or the Gracie Theater (Saturday).


Hands on activities
Tech Night
Exploration Station  (20+ activities)

Forums, Presentations
Science on Tap: Food Edition
5 Minute Genius
VR: Not Just Fun & Games
Implicit Bias: Explained
Is it Really Trash?
Weather vs Climate
Get Outside to Learn about…
Maine Citizen Science
Sharks of Maine
Brass Works
Growing Maine
Life that Lives on Us
Science of Dance
Inspired by Nature
Mammoths in Maine
Ugly Lies the Bone Talkback

The Heat is On!
Citizen Science in Action
VR and More with VEMI Lab
Crime Scene Investigation
Improvisation and Trauma Recovery
Getting Started with Online Mapping
Programming Robots
Inspired by Technology

Shows, Exhibits, Films, Games
Maine State Invention Convention
Curator’s tour of Shadows of Earth
Humanity Needs Dreamers
Science Board Games
Science Scavenger Hunt
MSF Films: Student Film Competition 2018
     MSF Partner events: Ugly Lies the Bone (all weekend); Explore; Dynamic Earth

Headliner Event: An Evening with Radiolab’s Robert Krulwich


Friday Field Trip Day (sign-up required; 2018 is full)
Humanity Needs Dreamers
Cool Science
Bangor Y: Science of Exercise
Cole Museum: Junior Curator Program
University of New England: Take a Bite out of Ocean Plastics!
Coding w/Project>Login
A Day in the Life…
Ask me Anything…about engineering


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