Natural Science meets Steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery Show

Visitors to the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences have a little over a week to experience John W Elliott’s intriguing “Exterminati Sunt Mechanica” exhibit. Blending classical scientific illustrations of arthropods (creepy crawlies) with cyber and steampunk themes, the exhibition started … Continue reading Natural Science meets Steampunk in Museum’s Nature Art Gallery Show

Phoebe Darqueling to Give 30 Years of Steampunk Lecture at the International Steampunk Symposium 2017

Happy Birthday, Steampunk! In just 24 short hours, Phoebe will be hitting the road once again to report on an amazing Steampunk event. This is her second time visiting the International Steampunk Symposium, but this year she’s going as more … Continue reading Phoebe Darqueling to Give 30 Years of Steampunk Lecture at the International Steampunk Symposium 2017

Sci-Fi, Cosplay, Steampunk, and Console Communities Excited by End-of-Summer Finale

Press release: Cosplay, Sci-Fi and Steampunk DALLAS, July 25, 2016 – Costumes, performances, gaming, and discussion panels provide a selection of over 100 activity choices scheduled to take place at Infinicon, the summer convention being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on August 5th through 7th in Dallas, Texas. Celebrity guests and guests of honor from filmmaking and costuming will be present all three days. Additional highlights include an art show, artists, exhibitors, and specialty vendors. A head-to-head tournament of costumes on Friday awards a Brother brand embroidery sewing machine to the champion. The reserve champion receives a Brother sewing … Continue reading Sci-Fi, Cosplay, Steampunk, and Console Communities Excited by End-of-Summer Finale

Local steampunks to exhibit work in Halifax (UK) Museum

Cabinet of Curiosities promotional poster
Cabinet of Curiosities promotional poster

From 1st August to 3rd October 2015, Bankfield Museum in Halifax will be exhibiting their Cabinets of Curiosity. It’s an opportunity to see some of the most splendid displays in the Calderdale museums. Exhibits will range from Grandfather clocks to natural history and they’ve asked local steampunks to provide some of their work for the event. Continue reading “Local steampunks to exhibit work in Halifax (UK) Museum”

Artist creates Victorian mourning dress from hair extensions

WORN by Karin Jones
WORN by Karin Jones

An artist has created a Victorian mourning dress from braided artificial hair extensions for an installation at Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. The piece celebrates the start of Black History Month which runs through February and was created by Karin Jones. Continue reading “Artist creates Victorian mourning dress from hair extensions”

Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year


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As punks, we’re all accustomed to breaking the rules; not conforming to what those rum coves in office say we have to do! One thing I’m proud of as a dweller of Sheffield is that it has the only building in the UK that has an ASBO. Simply because ASBO’s are only for people and this broke conformity. Thankfully, the nightclub has since closed, but the sense of obscure pride is still there. Continue reading “Museum supporting steampunk wins Person of the Year”