Award-winning science fiction author and Museum advisory board member, Greg Bear is coming to Escape Velocity! Greg’s Eon series is perfectly on-theme for this year’s event: Other Worlds. Greg will be discussing Thistledown and the science behind building artificial worlds as well as signing books and participating on discussion panels. You can check out Greg’s latest work here.
Catalysts, Explorers & Secret Keepers: Women of Science Fiction
Just in time for holiday shopping – the Museum of Science Fiction’s latest take-home exhibit has been released! It’s $9.99 on Amazon. Check out what io9 had to say about our first anthology here.
EV 2018 arrives in six months and The Blob turns 60 next next year!
EV 2018 is just about 6 months away and The Blob, released in 1958, is turing 60 years old on September 12. The Colonial Theatre in Phoenixville, PA (227 Bridge Street, built in 1903) was a prominent landmark in the film, featuring a very young Steve McQueen, and hosts the annual Blobfest 2018: July 13-15. Visit their Facebook page for the latest news.
Open Call For Escape Velocity Panels
Help the Escape Velocity community create the best programming possible. Submit panel, speaker, session and workshop ideas to make this the most fun, informative and awesome con to date. Click here to share!
Our Third Annual Competition is Open!
International Costume Competition and Fashion Show
To celebrate the importance of fashion and costume design to creating rich worlds and expanding our imaginations, the Museum is holding an international costume competition and fashion show. See finalists raising the bar with wearable technologyand coded costumes. Astrid Bear, grand master costumer and wife of science fiction author Greg Bear will be on the jury panel to evaluate the finalists.