Mary Shelley and her monster were interviewed on KARE 11’s Breaking the News in advance of the museum’s 200th Anniversary celebration of the publication of the novel Frankenstein: or The Modern Prometheus. Watch the segment below: http://www.kare11.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/breaking-the-news/mn-museum-celebrating-mary-shelleys-frankenstein/89-2872388
MPR News with Kerri Miller recorded a Friday Roundtable discussion on 200 years on Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein with a panel of guests that includes The Bakken Museum’s own Juliet Burba. If you think of “Frankenstein” as B-movie horror kitsch, you’re missing so much. It’s been 200 years since Mary Shelley,
Bakken Museum educators Siri Hellerman and Nathan Meyer presented the basics of electricity and the schism between inventors Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla at Jefferson Elementary School in New Ulm, Minnesota. Read the full article at the New Ulm Journal below: http://www.nujournal.com/news/local-news/2017/12/06/war-of-the-currents/
The Bakken Museum is featured on a series of episodes of the kids science podcast Brains On! from American Public Media and Minnesota Public Radio. Hear Bakken educators and volunteers share stories of the nature of electricity, static parties, and what happens when you rub amber with sheep’s wool. Shocking!
Meet Jayden, a smart young man looking for a loving family. Watch his recent visit, and learn more about Jayden and his interest in robotics and coding in this great Twin Cities Live Kid Connection segment. Watch the video here: http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s4678063.shtml
US News and World Report named The Bakken Museum one of Minneapolis’ best “off-the-beaten-path” sites in the Twin Cities, alongside Harriet Island Regional Park and the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden. Read more here: https://travel.usnews.com/features/8-off-the-beaten-path-attractions-to-visit-in-minneapolis-locals-picks
As a part of the Science in the Summer program, The Bakken Museum educators visitied a group of St. Paul grade schoolers for an indoor science camp. Report by Amelia Santaniello. Read more here: http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/3707771-st-paul-stem-students-learn-science-in-sports/
Educators from the Bakken Museum play with fire during a presentation Thursday morning at the Owatonna Public Library. The program was titled “Small Stuff, Big Deal,” and concentrated on nanoscience. Read more Here: http://www.southernminn.com/owatonna_peoples_press/news/article_787e215a-6425-5f3b-9649-d53469bcd457.html