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Jan 27

AMSE: Ribbon Cutting for James Webb Telescope Sculpture Opening

January 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

The American Museum of Science and Energy Foundation (AMSEF) is excited to invite guests to join us on January 27th, 2023, to celebrate an addition to our permanent exhibit at the American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE) in Oak Ridge focusing on the amazing James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). This exhibit, created by our Director of Exhibits and Collections, Quinn Argall, also features a fascinating kiosk supplied by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


Our new exhibit features a large representation of of the gold plated, beryllium mirror array atop the JWST. Guests will also be presented with interactive displays which include “Sounds of the Universe” and the new “Scents of Space” Yes, you’ll have a chance to take a big ‘ol whiff of the inky expanse beyond our atmosphere.


The public is invited to join us for this ribbon cutting ceremony.


AMSEF, partnering with the Oak Ridge Chamber of Commerce, will celebrate the introduction of the James Webb Space Telescope exhibit paired with new and redesigned interactives in the AMSE permanent gallery.


115 Main St. Oak Ridge, TN 37830 at The American Museum of Science and Energy.


January 27th, 2023 at 11:00 AM


AMSEF continues to expand and explore the possibilities of inspiration through the use of innovative and interactive gallery spaces. AMSE tells the story of the advances in science and engineering that have occurred in Oak Ridge since the first days of the Manhattan Project. We are a national resource that is proud to be located in east Tennessee, a region that has been and remains on the cutting-edge of scientific innovation. AMSE is a powerful engine of STEAM education and inspiration. With our fun, interactive exhibits and programs, every day we tell visitors from across the globe exciting, world-changing stories and we help explain how our world and universe work.

AMSE Ribbon Cutting for Exhibit Dedication to the James Webb Telescope

Friday Jan 27, 2023
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST


American Museum of Science and Energy

115 E Main St Oak Ridge TN 37830


January 27
11:00 am - 11:30 am
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American Museum of Science and Energy (AMSE)
115 Main Street East
Oak Ridge, TN 37830 United States
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