Dublin’s Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin, celebrated five years of innovation, design and thought provoking exhibitions in 2013. Run by Michael John Gorman, it is develops diverse and provocative exhibitions, events and experiences on themes linking science, technology and the arts. It has a vision to be the world’s leading network for involving, inspiring and transforming curious minds that will bring about the global innovation needed in the 21st century.
Part of the celebration was the announcement of a new five year funding commitment of €1.8 from the Wellcome Trust and the expansion of the Science Gallery concept to London and seven other countries around the world thereafter enhancing Ireland’s reputation internationally for innovation, arts and education. Over the years it has welcomed over 1m people and received international plaudits from the likes of Huffington Post, The New York Times, TIME Magazine, ABC News and The Wall Street Journal.