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A flying mechanical toy bird made of tin held in a gloved hand.
Image: A flying tin mechanical toy bird made by Lehmann, 1895. Photo by Zan Wimberley.

ABOUT

Sydney Science Festival is the flagship science program for the Powerhouse. It aims to challenge and broaden perceptions of science while critically examining its influential role in society. Produced by the museum since 2015, the festival is Australia’s leading public science program.

The theme of Revival – speaks to diverse science disciplines including climate and environment (100 Climate Conversations) and notions of rebounding and renewal post pandemic. Definition: an improvement in the conditions, strength or fortitude of something/someone.


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